Master of Arts

Language and Literacy added Authorization

This is a two semester, twelve-unit level of specialization that prepares teachers to assess and assist students with reading difficulties. Areas of study include decoding and fluency, comprehension and study skills, and the psychology and sociology of literacy. This added authorization allows the holder to assess student reading and provide reading instruction in response to those assessments. Language and Literacy Added Authorization holders are also authorized to develop, implement, and adapt the reading content curriculum and assist classroom teachers in these areas. Holders of the Language and Literacy Added Authorization may perform the above services at one or more school sites at the grade levels authorized by their prerequisite teaching credential. This program is being revised in 2013 and new program guidelines are being framed by CCTC. Be sure to check with the program coordinator for up-to-date information. More specific information on courses and application requirements and procedures can be found under the Language and Literacy Added Authorization section.


Career Options

This added authorization allows the holder to assess student reading and provide reading instruction in response to those assessments. Language and Literacy Added Authorization holders are also authorized to develop, implement, and adapt the reading content curriculum and assist classroom teachers in these areas. Holders of the Language and Literacy Added Authorization may perform the above services at one or more school sites at the grade levels authorized by their prerequisite teaching credential.


Program Requirements

Units required for Master: 12

Program Resources

Learn how to apply.
Catalog with detailed program requirements.


Learning Outcomes

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Questions
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