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Duquesne University

Program in Reading and Language Arts

Pittsburgh, PA

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Duquesne University

Overview

Duquesne University / Program in Reading and Language Arts is located in Pittsburgh, PA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

9
Applied
9
Accepted
3
Enrolled
100%

Applying

0
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline September 1st Not reported No
Spring deadline January 2nd Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree; undergraduate degree with minimum GPA of 3.0 overall or on most recent 48 credits, or minimum overall GPA of 2.8 and PRAXIS I PPST or PAPA exams

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Student Body

7
Total Graduate Students
42%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
57%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 85%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 14.29%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (0%)
Female (100%)

Faculty

1
Total faculty
Full-time - 1
Part-time - 0

Research

Focus of faculty research: Adolescent literacy; multi-modal texts including graphic novels; struggling readers and why they struggle; family engagement and community partnerships; factors that create highly effective teachers;
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 600 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15282-0001
United States
Contact Dr. Carla Meyer
Assistant Professor
Email: meyerc2@duq.edu
Phone: 412-396.5837
Fax: 412-396-1759