Education Specialist in Literacy
Converse College

Program Details

The online Education Specialist in Literacy program prepares professionals to provide leadership in reading at local and state levels.  The program is designed to help students achieve their academic and career goals on their own schedules but in an online atmosphere that mimics the on-campus experience, including collaboration and interaction with the professors and their peers.  Courses deal with the theories, methods, and materials for reading, reading instruction, language, language instruction, reading assessment, and diagnosis.  Courses include:

  • Coaching for Literacy Education
  • Methods of Teaching Writing in the Content Areas
  • Diversity in the Classroom
  • Foundations in Reading
  • Instructional Strategies for Reading

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Converse College is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Occupational License, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Applicants should have at least three years of teaching experience.