Master of Science in Education / Adolescent Literacy & Learning
Walden University

Program Details

The Master of Science in Education at Walden University is focused on enhancing educator effectiveness and student success. MSEd coursework explores beliefs and behaviors that contribute to a higher level of teacher performance, cultural and linguistic diversity, and the skills needed to adapt to various learning and language styles. Gain insight into building a supportive learning community that motivates and engages students. You can also learn how teachers can leverage data assessment to be instructional leaders.

The Adolescent Literacy & Learning specialization offers practical strategies for adapting classroom instruction across content areas. Through this standards-driven approach, this specialization provides the tools you need to ensure your students develop the 21st-century literacy skills critical to success in college and future careers.

Reflecting the latest pedagogical shifts in teaching literacy, the specialization provides strategies for balancing informational and literary text, building knowledge through text, staircasing the complexity of text, engaging in rigorous text-based discussion, writing from sources to inform or persuade, building grade-appropriate academic vocabulary, and developing digital literacy skills.

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School Accreditation & Licensing

Walden University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s)

Restricted States

Idaho, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Oklahoma, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota