Concordia University Texas
Master of Education in Advanced Literacy Instruction
Concordia University Texas now offers the Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Advanced Literacy Instruction online, allowing working educators to pursue a master’s degree on their own schedule. Online courses mimic the on-campus learning environment, as students are placed in a setting where they can work in conjunction with the professor and their fellow classmates.
The M.Ed. in Advanced Literacy Instruction courses consist of 18 credit hours and will:
- Expand personal leadership skills and literacy education knowledge
- Train for literacy instruction at all education levels: early childhood, middle school and high school
- Strengthen reading and writing instruction curriculum-wide
- Grow knowledge of children’s and adolescent literature
- Detect and remediate reading and writing problems
- Prepare for the reading specialist certification
Graduates will be eligible to take the TExES Reading Specialist exam. Those who pass will be certified as reading specialists. A 16-week case study is mandatory.
- A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited university or a recognized foreign higher learning institution; those with degrees earned from foreign institutions should reference the English Proficiency Policy and the requirements for international students
- A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 for undergraduate coursework from a degree-granting institution, or a 3.0 GPA on at least 12 semester hours of graduate coursework*
- A valid teaching certificate in the United States
- One year of teaching experience
* If your GPA does not meet the minimum requirements, you must submit an essay, which the Admissions Committee will review. For details, email email@example.com.