California State University-San Marcos

333 S Twin Oaks Valley Rd, San Marcos, CA 92096-0001

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California State University in San Marcos offers licensed teachers the opportunity to earn a Master of Arts degree with a focus on Literacy. The advanced education is designed to extend the practicing abilities of educators, administrators and the many other individuals in the educational system. The Masters degree builds on already learned foundations, while aiming to sharpen graduate student’s concepts of literacy. Successful graduates may use the earned degree to qualify for the California Reading and Literacy Added Authorization and the Reading and California Literacy Leadership Specialist Credential.

The Master of Arts in Education is designed for classroom teachers, administrators, and other educators seeking to add on or refine their knowledge and skills, above and beyond their previous degree studies. Graduates may also use the Masters degree as the needed foundation for pursuing a Doctorate or Ph.D. level of credibility. 

The online degree program works with the busy schedules of practicing teachers, giving them the opportunity to earn the valuable education to improve their skills as well as increase the potential outcomes of their classes. The program intends to prepare educators with a modern and appropriate curriculum, applicable to new ways of reaching students in the growingly diverse student population. The advanced concepts of study may develop a student teachers ability to foster critical thinking, increase reading and create effective writing in a variety of topics of study. 

Graduates of the Masters program from CSU San Marcos should be advocates of the School of Education in addition to representing the importance of reflective practice and continuing education standards. Classroom teachers and administrators will be expected to demonstrate leadership in instructional and ethical practices while empowering individual and student betterment.

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    Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission

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