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 classroom instruction in the arenas of writing, reading and literature
  • Quality professors who are truly experts in the field - some full-time at the university and some still full-time in the classroom
  • Three anchor courses with split sections (one section for K-3 teachers and one section for 4-12 teachers)
  • Degree completion in only 13 months
  • Class one night per week (Monday) during the school year and one Saturday of each month
  • One concentrated summer session and one relaxed summer session
  • Cohort size of approximately 20-25 people
  • Competitive tuition with payment options including payment in full at the start, payment billable in four terms, tuition deferment plan - allowing for 12 equal monthly payments,or customized payment plan based on school district reimbursement program
  • Admission to Judson University's four-day Summer Literacy Conference featuring national, state and local experts and authors from the field
  • Books for all courses provided by the University
  • Complimentary one year membership or renewal in state literacy organization - The Illinois Reading Council  

Student Success and Registrar's Office Staff

Virginia L. Guth
Associate Vice President for Student Success/University Registrar

Heather Johnson
Assistant Registrar

Maria Aguirre
Academic Advisor

Jill Smith
Academic Advisor

Kat Hamilton
Academic Records Coordinator - Adult Professional

Kim Blake
First Year Freshmen Advisor
Test Proctor

Caitlin Kiel
First Year Freshmen Advisor
Enrollment Verifications
Transcript Orders

Susan J. Kunze
Catalog and Course Coordinator

Kirsten Olson
Transfer Student Director
Prep Program Coordinator

Jill A. Hargis
Graduation Advisor


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