M.Ed. in Literacy Studies

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Become a Literacy Leader
The Elementary and Secondary Reading Endorsement Programs are designed for teachers interested in facilitating student learning through effective literacy practices. The K-12 Reading Specialist Program is designed for teachers interested in literacy coaching and administration/supervision of district-wide reading/language arts programs.

Information for the
Reading/Language Arts program

Become a Literacy Leader
The TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) program provides training in linguistics principles and their applications; theories of language acquisition; issues of language and culture; methodology and curriculum design; assessment of second language competencies; and critical issues in multilingual, multicultural education. The K-12 ESL Endorsement Program is designed for teachers interested in engaging language learners in classroom activities. Students have the option to pursue either the ESL endorsement or the master’s degree.

Information for the
TESOL program



Admissions

M.Ed. in Literacy Studies admission requirements and application for admission are available online.

The $30 application fee is waived if the applicant has previously applied to Grand Valley State University.

View the Admissions Requirements for Literacy Studies

Graduate Applications Dates

*NOTE: Early application is strongly encouraged. Applicants will be admitted on the basis of program approval. When all application materials have been received, Admissions will forward the complete portfolio for consideration to the College of Education – Student Information and Services Center. Once an application is complete, candidates should allow 4-6 weeks for written notification of their admission status.

  • May 15 — Fall Semester Application Intake
  • September 15 — Winter Semester Application Intake
  • February 15 — Spring/Summer Semester Application Intake

Cost

For more information on tuition and fees, please visit the costs portion of the GVSU Financial Aid website. For financial support, scholarship search, and filing for FAFSA, please visit the GVSU Financial Support website.

Note: Grand Valley does not charge a higher tuition rate based on residency. Tuition is based on the program in which you chose to enroll. 


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