M.S.Ed. Literacy (EDL.MSED)

EDL-515Advanced Literacy Instruction3
EDL-516Literacy Strategies for All Learners I3
EDL-517Literacy Strategies for All Learners II3
EDL-525Multicultural Literature and Literacy3
EDL-526Strategies for Teaching Writing, K-123
EDL-527Literacy Trends and Issues3
EDL-564Assessment and Instruction in Literacy I3
EDL-565Assessment and Instruction in Literacy II3
EDL-585Practicum in Literacy3
EDL-593Administration and Supervision of Literacy Practices and Professional Development for School Leaders3
Total Credits30
  1. Applicant must be a certified teacher. (Does not apply to MSEd School Counseling and Student Affairs College Counseling, Autism/ABA or Autism.)
  2. Possession of a baccalaureate degree with a satisfactory overall GPA per state requirements (see New Jersey Department of Education for details) and a 3.0 in the undergraduate major.
  3. Two letters of recommendation related to the applicant’s competence for this graduate program and professional work.
  4. Essay (500 words or more).  For School Counseling and Student Affairs and College Counseling, the essay must discuss why social justice is important to the applicant and how the applicant forsees utilizing this training in his/her future career as a school counselor or student affairs professional. For all other MSED programs the essay must explain why the applicant wishes to pursue the graduate program of their choice.
  5. Students applying to the MSEd School Counseling and MSEd Student Affairs and College Counseling programs must participate in a group interview.

Note:  Upon completion of the Principal/School Administrator/Supervisor Program, you must provide documentation evidencing completion of five years of successful educational experience under a valid provisional or standard New Jersey or equivalent out-of-state certificate to be eligible for the endorsement.