Reading and Literacy Education

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In this program, you will learn to develop effective literacy instruction through research-based practices. This 36-credit degree program is designed for teachers with initial certification. Our curriculum gives you the opportunity to explore literacy theory, equity and diversity in literacy and to develop expertise in Literacy Instruction, Curriculum Design and School Context.

You will have access to computer laboratories, a reading clinic housed in the School of Education, a multi-media center, a curriculum library, a fully networked and automated reference library and onsite and remote access to online databases and electronic journals.

As a graduate of Duquesne University's Master's of Education in Reading and Literacy Education program, you will be eligible to become a certified reading specialist.

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Program Information

Our M.S.Ed. Reading and Literacy Education program is designed for teachers with initial certification looking to develop effective literacy instruction through research-based practices. Upon completion of this program, you will be eligible to become a certified reading specialist.

Degree

Master's

Academic Department

Instruction and Leadership in Education

Duration

2-year

Required Credit Hours

36

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Our M.S.Ed. Reading & Literacy Education program is accredited by the International Dyslexia Association (IDA) as a mark of quality and commitment to the Knowledge and Practice Standards for Teachers of Reading.

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