Degree Level: MS

Department: Literacy Teaching and Learning

School or College: School of Education

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Program Curriculum: http://www.albany.edu/graduatebulletin/early_childhood_education_literacy_ms_degree.htm

Required Credentials




Supplemental Documents

All Schools Attended

(including academic and teaching recommendations) 

(See Special Notes)

An equivalent first childhood/elementary teaching certificate from any state



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No Departmental Assistantship Consideration May 1
Oct. 17
Mar. 15


Special Notes: This program does not lead to certification as a Literacy Specialist.  This program is not available to international applicants. The test score requirement is for application Fall 2016 and forward. The department will also accept the following exams in lieu of GRE: edTPA, GMAT, Miller's Analogies, or Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators. Please contact the Pathways Into Education Center (518-442-3529) with questions regarding the entrance exam requirement.

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