For teachers who want to improve their skills or find a new focus in education, Coker University provides a masters in Literacy online. Tailored to meet the needs of a working professional, coursework is offered in flexible six-week terms. As you progress through the degree, collaborate with a cohort of other educators and learn from faculty with expertise in the field.
Coursework includes literacy instruction and assessment for diverse populations. A class in reading and writing equips you with strategies to improve learning outcomes. You can also add to your educator’s toolbox with studies in creative pedagogy; including tactics for read alouds, thematic teaching, storytelling and writing.
Completion of this program will set you up for a career in:
- Classroom instruction
- Curriculum development
- Reading specialist
- Requires educator licensure and at least one year of teaching experience (PK-12)
- Bachelor's degree or higher
- Minimum 3.0 GPA
- Official transcripts
- Personal statement