Certificate of Advanced Study in Literacy

Advanced graduate work in Literacy/Reading may be pursued beyond the master's degree in an organized 30-credit program and leading to a CAS in Literacy.

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

  • 12 credits in literacy
  • 12 credits in another concentration: e.g. curriculum and instructions, special education, computers, administration, counseling
  • 6 credits of electives in any area

POSSIBLE CAREER PATHS

Click on the links for more information on jobs and Standard Occupational Codes (SOC) related to this program:

  SOC Codes 
Postsecondary Education Teachers 25-1081.00
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 25-2022.00
Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 25-2031.00
Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors 25-3011.00
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 25-2021.00
Miscellaneous Teachers and Instructors, Postsecondary Teachers 25-1199.00

ESTIMATED PROGRAM COSTS

  • Program tuition and fees: $15,775.00*
  • Program books and supplies: $1,500.00*
  • On-campus room & board: Not offered

*Note: Costs for the program, including tuition, fees, books, and supplies, are estimated based on academic year 2013-14 rates. Rates are subject to change.

FINANCING

  • Financing options: Refer to the office of financial aid website.
  • Median debt for program graduates: Due to privacy regulations, since fewer than 10 students completed the program in 2012-13, this information may not be disclosed.

SUCCESS

  • Program length: This 30-credit program is designed to take 45 months to complete.
  • Percentage of graduates who completed this program in the time defined above: Due to privacy regulations, since fewer than 10 students completed the program in 2012-13, this information may not be disclosed.
  • Job placement rate for this program: Since the job placement rate is not required by an accrediting body nor by the State of Maryland, this information is not available.

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