Literacy Education, M.A.
Applicants should follow the admissions process described in this catalog or at the Graduate Admissions website at www.marshall.edu/graduate/admissions/how-to-apply-for-admission.
In addition, applicants must have:
- A degree from an accepted, accredited university.
- An undergraduate Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.7 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
- A valid teaching certificate.
Degree candidates follow a planned program of study and must maintain a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0. The program of study includes several assessments that are completed as candidates move through the program. A minimum of one year of teaching experience or equivalent as a long-term substitute is required by the time of program completion.
This program requires six hours of supervised practicum in CIRG 623 and CIRG 643. Students must earn a grade of "B" or better in CIRG 623 Lit Facilitator Pract and CIRG 643 Tch Strug Readers Practicum and complete a series of performance assessments completed as they move through the program.
Plan of Study
A Plan of Study approved by the student’s advisor must be on file with the Literacy Education program within 30 days of acceptance into the program. The Plan of Study is a student’s “blueprint” for completing graduation requirements.
|Literacy in the Content Area
|Writing in Literacy Curriculum
|Aligning Assess with Instruct
|Tch Strug Readers Practicum
|Lit Facilitator Pract
|Curr Issues & Prob Reading
|Students will be required to select one elective course, chosen in consultation with the program advisor.
|Total Credit Hours
This program requires six hours of supervised practicum and a series of performance assessments completed as candidates move through the program.