Reading Teacher & Literacy Specialist Degree at Georgia State University

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Reading Teacher & Literacy Specialist Degree

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Students Enrolled in the Reading Teacher & Literacy Specialist Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Georgia State University offers a master's degree program in reading teacher & literacy specialist.

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male1
Female21

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Black5
Hispanic2
White13
Unknown2

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Reading Teacher & Literacy Specialist program at Georgia State University, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Education Teachers, Postsecondary

Description

Teach courses pertaining to education, such as counseling, curriculum, guidance, instruction, teacher education, and teaching English as a second language. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, education teachers, postsecondary employment is expected to grow at a rate of 9.1% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA
    • Total Employment: 870
    • Average Annual Salary: $49280

Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education

Description

Teach students in one or more subjects in public or private schools at the middle, intermediate, or junior high level, which falls between elementary and senior high school as defined by applicable laws and regulations.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, middle school teachers, except special and career/technical education employment is expected to grow at a rate of 5.9% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA
    • Total Employment: 14
    • Average Annual Salary: $54480

Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education

Description

Teach students in one or more subjects, such as English, mathematics, or social studies at the secondary level in public or private schools. May be designated according to subject matter specialty.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education employment is expected to grow at a rate of 5.8% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA
    • Total Employment: 13
    • Average Annual Salary: $56620

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Reading Teacher & Literacy Specialist Programs in Georgia

Reading Teacher & Literacy Specialist programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

University of West Georgia

Carrollton, GA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 7 students completed this program

Programs

  • Business Teacher Education (M)
  • Music Teacher Education (M)
  • Physical Education (M)
  • Reading Teacher Education (M)

Berry College

Mount Berry, GA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Music Teacher Education (M)
  • Physical Education (M)
  • Reading Teacher Education (M)

University of Georgia

Athens, GA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 25 students completed this program

Programs

  • Agricultural Teacher Education (M,D)
  • Art Teacher Education (M,D)
  • English and Language Arts Teacher Education (M,D)
  • Foreign Language Teacher Education (M,D)

Mercer University

Macon, GA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 6 students completed this program

Programs

  • Music Teacher Education (M)
  • Reading Teacher Education (M)

Georgia College & State University

Milledgeville, GA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College

Programs

  • Health Teacher Education (M)
  • Music Teacher Education (M)
  • Physical Education (M)
  • Reading Teacher Education (M)

Georgia Southern University

Statesboro, GA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 6 students completed this program

Programs

  • Music Teacher Education (M)
  • Physical Education (M)
  • Reading Teacher Education (M)
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education (M)

Valdosta State University

Valdosta, GA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College

Programs

  • Art Teacher Education (M)
  • Technology Teacher Education Teacher Education (M)
  • Music Teacher Education (M)
  • Physical Education (M)

Armstrong Atlantic State University

Savannah, GA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 33 students completed this program

Programs

  • Art Teacher Education (B)
  • Music Teacher Education (B)
  • Physical Education (B)
  • Reading Teacher Education (B)

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
56.65%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
94%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
21:1

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$7,112