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Language and Literacy Education

University of North Carolina Wilmington

24 months
18548 USD/year
18548 USD/year
4720 USD/year
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The Master of Education (M.Ed.), with a specialization in Language and Literacy Education from University of North Carolina Wilmington, addresses the North Carolina Masters/Advanced Competencies requirements and is designed for individuals who hold (or are eligible for) a North Carolina Class "A" teacher license in education.

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The Master of Education (M.Ed.), with a specialization in Language and Literacy Education from University of North Carolina Wilmington is designed for K-12 teachers seeking to improve their knowledge about literacy teaching, learning, and problem-solving in the complex contexts of K-12 classrooms, and it opens doors for individuals interested in becoming literacy leaders in schools, districts, state and national agencies.

Highlights of the Program

  • Experience the convenience of an online program with the collegiality and support of a face-to-face experience
  • Learn to integrate theory, research, and practice
  • Engage in ongoing conversations about issues that really matter to educators
  • Collaborate with peers and faculty on a wide range of teaching and research activities
  • Conduct action research in a classroom setting
  • Gain knowledge and expertise in coaching, professional development, and leadership
  • Learn more about diversity, equity, and inclusion in public schools

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
  • Tutoring and Coaching for Literacy Development
  • Leadership in Literacy Education
  • Teaching Writing from a Writer’s Perspective

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

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33 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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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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    18548 USD/year
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    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
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    Based on the tuition of 4720 USD per year during 24 months.


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