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Xavier University

Department of Childhood Education and Literacy

Cincinnati, OH

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Xavier University

Overview

Xavier University / Department of Childhood Education and Literacy is located in Cincinnati, OH, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Education (M Ed) Reading
Master of Education (M Ed) Montessori education
Master of Education (M Ed) Children's multicultural literature
Master of Education (M Ed) Elementary education

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 69

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE, MAT
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
30 semester hours

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

57
Applied
45
Accepted
23
Enrolled
79%

Applying

35
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE, MAT
Master's Degree Requirements Official transcript; 3 letters of recommendation (for Montessori education); resume; statement of purpose

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

105
Total Graduate Students
55%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
44%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 4.76%
White or Caucasian 86%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.9%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.95%
Two or more races 0.95%
Unknown 1.9%

Gender

Male (20%)
Female (79%)

Faculty

38
Total faculty
Full-time - 11
Part-time - 27
Male (5)
Female (33)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Multicultural literacy/fluency, early literacy development, writing/creative and across curriculum, assessment of reading abilities
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 3800 Victory Parkway
Cincinnati, OH  45207
United States
Contact Dr. Cynthia Geer
Department Chairperson/Professor
Email: geer@xavier.edu
Phone: 513-745-3262
Fax: 513-745-3504