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Manhattanville College

Program in Literacy Education

Purchase, NY

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Manhattanville College

Overview

Manhattanville College / Program in Literacy Education is located in Purchase, NY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Advanced Certificate) Science of reading: multisensory instruction
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Literacy specialist (birth-grade 6)
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Literacy specialist (grades 5-12)
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Literacy (birth-grade 6) and special education childhood (grades 1-6)
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Literacy 5-12

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 7
Other Advanced Degrees 3

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 Entrance Exam GRE or MAT (for programs leading to certification)
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Student teaching, research seminars, portfolios, internships, writing assessment
Other Advanced Degrees Comp Exam Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

12
Applied
11
Accepted
8
Enrolled
92%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE or MAT (for programs leading to certification)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, 2 letters of recommendation, interview, essay (2-3 page personal statement that describes reasons for choosing teaching or educational leadership as profession and philosophy of education), proof of immunization (for those born after 1957)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 110
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 8

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 15
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

22
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 40%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 59.09%

Gender

Male (4%)
Female (95%)

Faculty

12
Total faculty
Full-time - 4
Part-time - 8
Male (3)
Female (9)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Power of story for literacy development, English learners
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
800

Location & Contact

Address 2900 Purchase Street
Purchase, NY  10577-2132
United States
Contact Dr. Shelly Wepner
Dean
Email: shelly.wepner@mville.edu
Phone: 914-323-3153
Fax: 914-323-5493

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