See the Education, Literacy website for updated scholarship information.
Applicants are required to have earned at least a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. college or university or a degree from a non-U.S. institution of higher education that is judged equivalent to a U.S. baccalaureate degree by the International Admissions office and have an undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 3.00 (based on a 4-point scale) computed for all undergraduate credits from the applicant’s most recent baccalaureate degree.
A prospective student may apply at any time and should follow the general graduate application procedure for degree-seeking students (see Graduate Admission Requirements). Admission to the program is based on:
A 500-1000 word statement that explains professional goals and the ways the program will help achieve them.
A list of teaching experience.
Master of Arts in Education, Literacy
Course Number and Title
ED-LLC 540 Foundations of Literacy Instruction
ED-LLC 542 Best Practices in Literacy Improvement
ED-LLC 545 Writing Processes, Instruction, and Assessment: K-8
ED-LLC 548 Diversity in Language Acquisition and Literacy Development
ED-LLC 551 Literacy Leadership
ED-LLC 560 Interpreting Literacy Research
Electives may be taken anywhere in the university but must be approved by the student’s graduate advisor and the Literacy Graduate Program Coordinator. The student must demonstrate how the electives fit into the student’s program of study centered around literacy teaching and learning.