24 months
18548 USD/year
18548 USD/year
4720 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Welcome to the Language and Literacy master’s program in the Watson College of Education from University of North Carolina Wilmington. 


Literacy provides the foundation for learning and future success. By teaching students to read confidently and write effectively, you can make a positive difference that will last a lifetime!

Key Features 

  • The Master of Education in Language and Literacy program offered at the University of North Carolina Wilmington is an exciting opportunity for certified K-12 teachers seeking a master’s degree to improve knowledge and expertise in literacy education. 
  • The program will prepare you to plan, implement and deliver a quality, comprehensive literacy program for diverse learners of all ages.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Role of Literature in Learning and the Curriculum
  • Reading and Teaching Reading
  • Research in Literacy Education
  • Disciplinary Literacies
  • 21st Century Literacies
  • Language, Literacy, and Culture

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 SCH



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • An application for graduate admission
  • Official copies of transcripts of all college work (undergraduate and graduate)
  • Three recommendations by individuals in relevant professional fields (employers, professors, supervisors)
  • A 2-3 page word-processed letter of application, which includes a description of the applicant's professional goals, educational interests in pursuing graduate study, and philosophy of teaching.
  • Hold (or be eligible to hold) a North Carolina “A” teaching license. For individuals who are licensed in other states, please contact the program coordinator.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18548 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18548 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    18548 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18548 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    4720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4720 USD per year during 24 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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