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M.S. in Literacy Education

The M.S. in Literacy Education Program is designed for teachers who hold initial or provisional classroom certification and wish to become certified in Literacy Education. There are three Literacy tracks leading toward professional certification:

  • Birth - Grade 6: 30 credit hour program
  • Grades 5-12: 30 credit hour program
  • Birth - Grade 12: 36 credit hour program

The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

Program Highlights

  • Can be completed in 4 semesters (15 months)
  • Structured for working professionals
  • Classes are offered in the evening
  • Program starts in fall, spring, or summer
  • Flexible schedule – can take one, two, or three classes each semester

General Application Requirements

Program-Specific Application Requirements

  • A copy of New York State Teaching Certification is required or proof of pending certification is required for students just completing their undergraduate studies

M.S. in Literacy Education

If you have questions regarding the application process, please contact the Office of Graduate Admissions at (585) 385-8161 or

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