The SYC (Sixth Year Certificate) in Remedial Reading and Remedial Language Arts degree is a 36-credit program. Eligible candidates have the option of pursuing the #102: Remedial Reading/Remedial Language Arts certification as part of this degree. All candidates have the option to earn a Structured Literacy/Dyslexia Interventionist Certification through the Center for Effective Reading Instruction (CERI) upon earning a passing score on the Knowledge and Practice Examination for Effective Reading Instruction (KPEERI).
Individuals pursue the SYC in Remedial Reading/Remedial Language Arts for a variety of reasons. Some do so in order to earn a salary increase, some to meet employment requirements, others because they can earn a degree and two certifications for the same amount of coursework: Structured Literacy/Dyslexia Interventionist Certification and the #102: Remedial Reading/Remedial Language Arts certification. Still others pursue the SYC because they would like to have the option to teach in higher education, either as a full-time faculty member in the Community College system, as full-time Professor of the Practice in University settings, or as part-time University adjunct faculty.
Eligible candidates can earn a SYC plus TWO certifications with this program:
|Programs of Study Leading to an MA Degree|
|Minimum Degree Required||T Certification Required||Credits||Credits Eligible to Transfer In||Average Time to Complete||Eligible for Optional SL/Dyslexia Interventionist Certification with CERI?|
|SYC in Remedial Reading/Remedial Language Arts w/ 102 Certification Option||MA/MS||Yes||36||6||2 Years||Yes|
|MA in Remedial Reading/Remedial Language Arts NO #102 Certification Option||MA/MS||Yes||30||6||2 Years||Yes|