Literacy - Ed.S.
The online Specialist in Education degree in Curriculum and Instruction, with a concentration in Literacy, highlights a supportive approach to language, reading instruction, reading evaluation, and how those strategies impact students in the classroom. In addition to a curriculum built upon literacy education, both in theory and in practical applications, the program also includes a strong research core.
Students seeking admission to the Curriculum and Instruction Specialist in Education program (licensure, non-licensure, and post-baccalaureate) are required to have:
- GPA: at least a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in a graduate-level degree program from an accredited institution
- References: contact information for three references (name and email)
Requirements for Provisional Standing:
- Provisional standing may be requested by departmental evaluation when the graduate GPA is lower than 3.0. Teacher licensure standards may require a separate minimum GPA for licensure.
- To advance from provisional to full admission, a student must earn a minimum 3.0 GPA on the first nine (9) hours of graduate study.
International candidates are required to demonstrate competency in spoken and written English by taking appropriate standardized tests. See accepted standardized tests and minimum required scores »