Master of Literacy program is designed to provide
an integrated, interdisciplinary, theory and research
-based course of study for professionals. It is intended
for those already practicing teaching as well as other
program focuses on fundamental understandings of reading,
writing, listening and speaking. These areas are explored
within the contexts of culture, society and diversity.
Critical issues in language and learning to read are
explored and addressed. The program provides for ample
opportunity for field-based experience. Completion
of the program fulfills the academic requirements
for New York State Certification in both Birth-Grade
6 and Grades 5-12.
Graduates will find employment in schools, district
offices and other education settings as Literacy specialists
and will provide leadership in this area. Courses
are taught by experts in the field who have extensive
academic backgrounds in Literacy as well as many years
of field experience.
are designed for educators and other professionals
who are working full-time. Hence, they are offered
on evenings and weekends. Interested applicants will
be considered for admission without regard to race,
creed, religion, sex, national origin, age or disability.
The college is particularly interested in recruiting
underrepresented groups in the Metropolitan area.