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
93%
7%
student ratio
56
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
May 1
fall application deadline
88%
acceptance rate
7 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • English As A Second Language Certificate
      Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS)
      Master of Science in Education (MS Ed)
    • Literacy Education Certificate
      Master of Science in Education (MS Ed)
    • Literacy Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS)
    • Applied Literacy Master of Science in Education (MS Ed)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 19
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 20
    • * 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 Required and Alternate accepted
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Alternate accepted

Admissions

88% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 18
    • Accepted 16
    • Acceptance Rate 88
    • 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 Students56
    • Female Percentage93%
    • Male Percentage7%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students56
    • Part-time Percentage91%
    • Full-time Percentage9%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino2%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian80%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown16%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty26
    • Full-time Percentage58%
    • Part-time Percentage42%
    • Female Percentage65%
    • Male Percentage35%

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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