Literacy & The Teaching of Writing

PSU’s new MEd in Literacy and the Teaching of Writing is designed to meet a wide variety of students’ needs and interests. Offered jointly by the English Department and the Educational Leadership, Learning and Curriculum Department, students will have the opportunity to work closely with faculty members who have extensive experience and expertise in the field.

Students may complete the program with no concentration (as listed below) or choose from the following:

In addition, the MEd in Literacy and the Teaching of Writing is available to undergraduates who wish to pursue a 5th year master’s degree.

Curriculum Requirements

Master’s Core Component – 9 credits

ED 5000 Social Behavior in a Diverse Society

RL 5110 Research in Reading and Writing

EN 5000 Teacher Action Research

Elective Component – 21 credits

With your advisor, choose from a wide variety of electives

Capstone Experience – 3 credits

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Total for MEd in Literacy and the Teaching of Writing – 33 credits

Arts & Technology Cluster