Based on the standards recommended by the International Reading Association and the National Council for the Teachers of English, the Master of Arts in Education, Literacy, is designed to extend each candidate’s academic and professional background in the field of language and literacy learning and development. The combination of course requirements and areas of emphasis allows candidates to develop an area of expertise that is relevant to their professional interests and goals. Coursework options include emphasis in a variety of domains: adolescent literacy, early literacy, English language learners, language arts, literacy and technology, literacy coaching, literature of youth, middle literacy, and reading specialists. Students will continue to have the option of earning an Idaho State Literacy endorsement.
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