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.
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.