Program in Literacy Education School of Education and Human Development University of Southern Maine

Program in Literacy Education School of Education and Human Development University of Southern Maine

Portland, ME
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
94%
6%
student ratio
53
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
May 1
fall application deadline
80%
acceptance rate
7 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • English As A Second Language Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS)
      Certificate of Graduate Studies (CGS)
      Master of Science in Education (MS Ed)
    • Literacy Education Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS)
      Certificate of Graduate Studies (CGS)
      Master of Science in Education (MS Ed)
    • Applied Literacy Master of Science in Education (MS Ed)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 36
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 14
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees

Admissions

80% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 20
    • Accepted 16
    • Acceptance Rate 80
    • Enrolled 8
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $65
    • Application Fee - International $65
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline May 1st Not Reported Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 15th Not Reported Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesteacher certification
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced Degreesmaster's degree
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableCareer or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students53
    • Female Percentage94%
    • Male Percentage6%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students53
    • Part-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Full-time PercentageNot Reported
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino2%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian79%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown17%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty25
    • Full-time Percentage60%
    • Part-time Percentage40%
    • Female Percentage56%
    • Male Percentage44%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchTeacher research in literacy, multiliteracies, learning to teach culturally and linguistically diverse students, motivation to read
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Program in Literacy Education

School of Education and Human Development
University of Southern Maine

96 Falmouth Street, PO Box 9300
Portland, ME 04104-9300
United States

Dr. Andrea Stairs

Program Director

Phone: 207-780-5971
Email: astairs@usm.maine.edu

Mary Sloan

Assistant Dean of Graduate Studies and Director of Graduate Admissions

Phone: 207-780-4812
Email: gradstudies@usm.maine.edu


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