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Saint Joseph’s University offers a 36-credit Education M.S. for individuals looking to become an early childhood or elementary teacher. In your coursework, you deepen your understanding of early childhood development and learning needed to teach young learners lifelong learning skills.

The online Wilson Reading System® certification program at Saint Joseph's University provides teachers with the skills needed to help students become fluent, independent readers by using multi-sensory, structured language methods and strategies to teach reading and spelling successfully. SJU’s online Wilson Reading System® (WRS) certification program covers the fundamentals of the WRS so educators can successfully implement this literacy development program in the classroom.

Social and emotional (SEL) learning is the process by which children and adults acquire the skills necessary for managing emotions, showing empathy, establishing and maintaining positive relationships, making responsible decisions, and setting and achieving positive goals. These skills must be practiced in social contexts, including classroom and school environments. This graduate certificate will prepare you to help students develop these skills.