Master of Education in Teaching of Writing for Grades P-12
William Paterson University of New Jersey

Program Details

William Paterson University of New Jersey offers a Master of Education in Teaching of Writing for Grades P – 12. This unique graduate program builds instructional expertise to improve literacy through writing.

The engaging online teaching courses align with standards set by the International Literacy Association. The program does not require teacher certification for admission, and the advanced degree in teaching does not lead to certification. Instead, your education focuses on the foundational skills of teaching writing.

Graduates prepare to develop literacy-rich learning environments in support of the needs of diverse learners. Future careers include:

  • Educational publishing
  • Writing teacher
  • Adult literacy teacher
  • Communication specialist

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100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation & Licensing

William Paterson University of New Jersey is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Additional Materials May Be Requested, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s)