Program Description: The Master of Education: Literacy Program is designed to allow students to pursue graduate-level study in the various levels of literacy. The following college-level courses should be successfully completed prior to enrollment in the program and may not be counted as part of the required credits in the literacy program:
Basic reading methods course
Basic language arts course
Basic children’s literature course
Program Admission Requirements: Submission of a copy of valid teaching certificate with application materials.
Recommended Program Admission Requirements: Minimum of one year of contracted teaching.
Program: The students will complete the prescribed program course of study for 46 credits. The prescribed course of study must be completed and approved by a program advisor or committee chair upon completion of 15 credits. Those wishing to obtain a Washington State Reading Endorsement must enroll in the CWU Endorsement-Only Program and pass the WEST-E (Reading) (or its current equivalent). At that time, the program designee may recommend the candidate for the Washington State Reading Endorsement. The program is delivered on-line, with core courses offered in conjunction with the Master of Education: Special Education.