The Reading/Literacy program is nationally recognized by the International Reading Association.· The program focuses on the integrated connections among all the literacies (reading, writing, speaking, listening, viewing and technology) as a foundation for understanding the various content areas.· It is designed for licensed K – 12 teachers who wish to enhance their professional preparation in the field of reading/literacy and/or prepare for other responsibilities in education, such as school reading coordinator. Courses for reading/literacy certification are available online.
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Financial aid is available to part-time and full-time students seeking a degree after acceptance to the program. For more information, please call the Financial Aid Center at 662-329-7114.
You may also fill out an application for a Graduate Scholarship or Graduate Assistantship from Graduate Studies in Education.
If you are a licensed public school teacher in Mississippi and in need of financial assistance, please contact the financial aid office of the Institution of Higher Learning (IHL) for information on the Graduate Teacher Reimbursement Scholarships (GTS). 1-800-327-2980 or 601-423-6997 or www.ihl.state.ms.us
Information on the course for this program can be found in the Graduate Bulletin.
Graduate Education Application Form Scholarship Application Graduate Assistantship Application Immunization FormReference Form
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Dr. Monica RileyDir. Graduate Studies in EducationDepartment Chair
Education Building Phone: (662) 329-7365
1100 College Street Columbus, MS 39701phone: 662.329.4750 or 877.462.8439