The Special Education Literacy master’s degree is for licensed teachers or candidates who have completed the requirements for their teaching license. Students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.25. They receive 30 tuition-free credits of coursework in exchange for working with a partner school district as a reading/writing Tier II interventionist for a program that runs one year. This degree program places an emphasis on developing candidates’ reading intervention skills.
Must be a licenced teacher or eligible for licensure
Students are required to participate as a literacy fellow with a partner district
All courses must be completed at USJ
Students must earn a grade of C or better in all courses for continuous progression throughout the program.
Students must complete a capstone project as a culminating experience in order to meet the university Master of Arts requirement.
Program requirements (30 credits)
There are no electives in this program. Students must participate as a literacy fellow with a partner district.