Master of Arts inEducation – Literacy

Program Details:

  • Credit Hours: 30
  • Course Length: 7 weeks

This program can be taken:

  • On Campus
  • Online

Education – Literacy

The Master of Arts in Education in Curriculum & Instruction with a K-12 Reading Endorsement is designed to prepare teachers to meet the learning needs of today’s K-12 students. Emphasis is placed on literacy development.

Curriculum Overview

Overview

This program is an accelerated 2-year cohort program. For the face-to-face format, you will meet one night a week from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. and finish one 3-credit course every 7 weeks. An online format is available that does not require face-to-face meetings; however, a weekly one-hour synchronous audio/visual chat is required. You will still complete one 3-credit course every 7 weeks.

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CI-560 - Curric & Instr in Literacy

An examination of the history of the school curriculum, the fundamentals of curriculum design, and methods of implementation for literacy.

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Requirements

  1. Apply Online
  2. The $50 Application Fee (non-refundable) should be payable to Concordia University by check, money order or pay online. Please allow 2-3 business days for online payment processing.
  3. Submit official transcripts from the regionally accredited institution stating the conferral of a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 based on a 4.0 system.
  4. Submit a typed personal statement that answers the questions listed below. Completed statements should be labeled with your name, academic program, and your contact information and submitted via mail, email or fax. Each question should be answered in a minimum of 300 words (1 page).
  • Why are you choosing to pursue a graduate program at this time in your career, and what are you hoping to accomplish by doing so?
  • What strengths do you feel make you a strong candidate for the program?
  • Describe a past or present personal/professional experience that you believe positively influenced your potential to succeed in a graduate program.

5. Submit a current, professional resume.

Technology Requirements

Students enrolling at Concordia University, St. Paul must have access to a computer that meets Concordia’s technology requirements. Contact the University Help Desk at helpdesk@csp.edu or (651) 641-8866 with any questions regarding these requirements.

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Proven Results

Concordia’s online and on-campus programs deliver relevant skill sets and real-world career outcomes for professionals in a variety of fields and industries.

95% 95% of CSP grads receive job offers within one year of graduation.

*First Destinations survey administered by Concordia University, St. Paul

$57,736 Highest average salary among MN private school grads (bachelor’s) four years after graduation.

*salary data source: mnedtrends.org

44% CSP graduates earn 44% more than the national average.

*Graduate earning data source: collegescorecard.ed.gov

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Concordia University, St. Paul online provides an affordable educational choice for adult learners. Concordia online offers program credits at a competitive rate.

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