Online EdD/PhD in Leadership: Reading, Language, and Literacy Specialization

Concordia University Chicago - Online Degree Programs

Program Description

Online EdD/PhD in Leadership: Reading, Language, and Literacy Specialization

Concordia University Chicago - Online Degree Programs

Concordia University Chicago's doctoral program in leadership with a specialization reading, language, and literacy provide a theoretical and practical framework for literacy instruction and assessment with an emphasis on current research. The program also provides candidates the opportunity to receive a rigorous, high-quality educational program that encourages the development of skills and competencies that will be needed throughout the candidates’ professional career as a reading specialist or literacy coach.

The EdD/ Ph.D. program in reading, language and literacy is designed to provide students with a strong background in research, theory, reading, writing and multiliteracy programs. Our graduates are prepared to become faculty and leaders in the creation and implementation of research-based literacy programs in a variety of settings, including public and private schools, colleges and universities, adult and community-based outreach programs, corporate training settings and nonprofit educational endeavors.

This program enables students to:

  • Understand theoretical and evidence-based foundations of reading and writing processes and instruction.
  • Use instructional approaches, materials, and an integrated comprehensive, balanced curriculum to support student learning in reading and writing.
  • Use a variety of assessment tools and practices to plan and evaluate effective reading and writing instruction.
  • Create and engage students in literacy practices that develop awareness, understanding, respect and valuing of differences in our society.
  • Create a literate environment that fosters reading and writing by integrating foundational knowledge, instructional practices, approaches and methods, curriculum materials and appropriate use of assessments.
  • View professional learning and leadership as a career-long effort and responsibility.

(Adapted from IRA Professional Standards, 2010)

Program Length

61-67 credits*

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated October 12, 2018
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Aug. 2019
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