The Literacy Education doctoral program requires a minimum of 90 graduate credits beyond the undergraduate degree, and 9-24 credits of dissertation work. Part-time study is also available for students working, including full-time teaching positions, although 1-2 semesters of full-time residency is required.
The program is flexible and coursework is chosen by the student and their advisor to align to professional and personal goals. You can choose to focus their study on topics such as childhood literacy, adolescent literacy, or teaching English as an additional language. All students will choose courses in teacher education, multiple learning theories, and critical perspectives from across the School of Education and Syracuse University. Coursework areas may include:
More information on academic requirements available in the Syracuse University Course Catalog.