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MED IN Education - Literacy K-12

Cato School of Education

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Queens University of Charlotte has a long-standing commitment to provide educators with the skills needed to deal with the complexities of today's classroom setting. Candidates earning their licensure at Queens commit themselves to a productive career and a noble life in teaching. They recognize the vital role of the educator in guiding, nurturing, and shaping the lives of children.

The M.Ed. offers North Carolina Licensure in Literacy K-12 as part of a graduate degree. The M.Ed. is designed for candidates who hold an undergraduate degree, who hold a clear teaching license in the state of North Carolina, and who have at least two years of teaching experience. The M.Ed. program consists of 33 hours of coursework, leading to an "M" level license in the state of North Carolina

"As a graduate, you learn the research behind your teaching methods. You see that what you are doing is having a positive impact on your students." - Rachael Sprankle, M.Ed. ‘13

Program Requirements

EDU 601 Educational Research & Evaluation

EDU 608 Diversity in Schools

EDU 615 Word Study

EDU 630 Foundations of Reading

EDU 640 The Teaching of Writing

EDU 650 Assessment, Diagnosis, & Instruction to Remediate Reading Difficulties (Co-requisite EDU 660)

EDU 660 Practicum in Reading Diagnosis

EDU 670 Current Issues & Practices in Literacy

EDU 680 Action Research

EDU 690 Seminar in Collaborative Leadership & Professional Development

Additional Requirements

  • Professional Portfolio
  • Action Research Project
  • Earn a grade of C or better on all courses

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