The School of EducationQueens Campus, Manhattan Campus
These 39-credit programs will provide Master’s Degree candidates with dual certification in Literacy Birth through Grade 6 and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (Pre-K-12), OR dual certification in Literacy Grades 5 through Grade 12 and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (PreK-12).
Each program will give teachers the opportunity to enrich their classroom pedagogy with specialization in Literacy instruction and instruction for the English Language Learner. With a growing number of English Language Learners in today’s classroom, these dual Master’s programs are a perfect fit.
This dual Master’s Program can enhance and diversify your employment options by making you eligible for:
Students will be endorsed for New York State Certification in both Literacy- Birth through Grade 6 and TESOL K-12 OR Literacy Grade 5 through 12 and TESOL K-12 upon completion of coursework, passing the comprehensive exams in each discipline and passing the Content Specialty Test in Literacy and TESOL. All TESOL students must have 12 credits in a language other than English which can be taken any time before graduation.
Please note that the full degree can be taken live on the Queen's campus or online.
Please view the School of Education Graduate Admission Application Requirements for detailed admission information.
Download the program planning sheet (Word).
This Master’s degree can only be taken by students with initial NYS certification.
Dual Master's Degree
EDU 3200: Language Acquisition and Literacy Development for General Education and (ELLs) English Language Learners K-12*
EDU 3210: Research & Practice of Teaching Writing in General Inclusion Education B-12
EDU 3220: Approaches, Materials, and Performance Evaluation in Literacy Development K-12*
EDU 3264: Teaching Literacy through Literature B-6
EDU 3230: Diagnosis and Case Study Analysis of Literacy Performance* (25 hrs.)
EDU 3250: Practicum and Seminar in Literacy Instruction B-6 * (pre-re. 3230) (25hrs)
EDU 3280: Digital Literacies and Learning
EDU 9707: Curriculum Adaptation and Modification Planning for Exceptional Children- Childhood
EDU 9711: Education & Accommodating Needs of Individuals with Exceptionalities K-12
EDU 9712: Educational Assessment of Individuals with Exceptionalities (Pre-Req. 9711)
EDU 9718: Curriculum & Instruction Design for Individuals: Math, Science, & Social Studies
EDU 9719: Principles of Applied Behavior Analysis & Positive Behavioral Support K-12
EDU 9702: Practicum in Special Education (150 hours)
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