Graduate of Education in Literacy Catalog - General Information - Program Distinctives | Judson University Christian College

Program Distinctives

The Master of Education in Literacy Program combines several distinctive feature to enhance our graduates' learning experience

  • A significant focus on improving classroom instruction in the areas of reading and writing as well as in the strategic selection and use of literature
  • Quality Reading Specialist Licensure as part of the masters experience
  • Professional learning/hosting opportunities at Judson's four-day Literacy in Motion Conference featuring national, state, and local experts and authors
  • Books for every course included in program tuition price and delivered to students in class
  • Complimentary one year membership or renewal in state literacy organization - The Illinois Reading Council
  • A self-selected area of growth in literacy research culminating in an article submitted for publication in a peer-reviewed journal
  • Quality professors who are truly experts in the field - 4 IL Reading Educator of the Year Award Winners / 2 National Milken Foundation Award Winners
  • Three Ancor courses with split sections (one section for K-3 grade teachers and one section for 4-12 grade teachers)
  • Degree completion in fourteen months
  • Class one night per week during the school year and some Saturdays
  • Cohort size of approximately 15-20 people
  • Competitive tuition with a variet of convenient payment options and no hidden or additional fees of any kind

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