3 years
Study mode
Tuition fee (entire course)
Local students
USD 110,850
Foreign students
USD 110,850
Other costs
Other costs apply

About this course

The Literacy: Birth to Grade 12 graduate program is designed for individuals who possess or have recently applied for initial certification in any content area. Upon completion of the program and applicable New York State Education Department requirements, students apply on their own for professional certification in their content area and are institutionally recommended by Elmira College for New York State initial certification in Literacy.

Entry Requirements

  • A completed bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
  • A minimum undergraduate cumulative grade point average of 2.700.  
  • Scores from either the GRE General Test or the Miller Analogy Test for candidates for the M.S. Education: General Education and M.S. Education: Literacy. For non-native English speakers, TOEFL (internet-based) scores are required. The minimum score for admission to graduate programs is 80, with no section score below 20.