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University System of Maryland Hagerstown

Master of Education Literacy Education

 

Assess Reading Skills, Prescribe Curricula and Improve Reading Abilities of K-12 Students

Frostburg State University’s Master of Education with a concentration in Literacy Education is designed for certified teachers or those who are eligible for certification and wish to specialize in improving student reading abilities. Through this program you will gain the skills and knowledge necessary to be certified as a reading specialist, literary coach or reading teacher. In addition to your core of nine credits in professional education, you will complete the 21-credit literacy core, a three-credit capstone master's research paper/project or thesis and three elective credit hours. The program is highly experiential and requires extensive interaction with students one evening per week through a two-semester reading clinic.

  • Take some masters courses online and some that are a blend of on-campus and online learning. Face-to-face courses are offered in the evening.
  • Complete courses that lead to advanced certification as a reading specialist.
  • Take courses in Frostburg or at USMH.
  • Enroll in a masters program that is accredited by National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education – NCATE.

For more information, please visit https://www.frostburg.edu/academics/majorminors/graduate/med-literacy-education/index.php