The Specialist in Education with an emphasis in Literacy is a post-masters program that prepares students for leadership within the field of literacy education.
This degree requires 30-credit hours, consisting of nine credit hours of core courses and 21 credit hours of advisor approved, programmatic electives.
Versatility: Students work closely with a program advisor in order to select courses that best fit their needs and goals. Several course options are available within each emphasis area.
Valuable: This program is ideal for advancement and professional development within the field of education.
Face-to-face Instruction: Students learn from Drake faculty members who are experienced leaders and experts in their fields.
Technology Enhanced: Courses feature hybrid learning, with web-based activities and discussions supplementing face-to-face weekend classes. Some courses may be offered fully online.
Convenient scheduling: Classes are designed to meet the needs of working adults. They are during the evening or on weekends.
Dr. Jill Johnson
Associate Professor of Literacy Education