12 months
19928 USD/year
19928 USD/year
9296 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Literacy Education program at the University of Northern Iowa specialty is designed to develop and extend the expertise of educators in both leadership and classroom positions who wish to specialize in the area of literacy education.  


Students in the Literacy Education from the University of Northern Iowa examine theories, programs, and practices in the teaching of literacy, the evaluation of literacy development, and the integration of literacy across curriculum areas. 

Designed for working professionals, the program is designed to develop educators' expertise in literacy education through leadership and classroom experience.

Guided By Faculty Who Are At The Forefront Of Innovation

  • During your academic career, faculty mentors will provide you multiple opportunities to engage in scholarship experiences. You will be guided by faculty who are at the forefront of innovation in their areas of research and scholarship. 
  • Ultimately, you will complete a culminating project that may be a traditional research study, a creative project, an action research project in public schools, or a capstone project. When you graduate, you will be able to transfer your on-campus scholarship and academic research to enhance the community.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Classroom Management K-8
  • Child, Family, School and Community Relationships 
  • Teaching Elementary School Science
  • Infant and Toddler Curriculum and Guidance
  • Methods of Teaching Visual and Performing Arts Integration in the Elementary Classroom
  • Children's Literature

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed online application form
  • A non-refundable application fee of $75
  • Educational transcripts from Bachelor's degree
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • Letters of reference or a reference form
  • The GMAT is required to enter the MBA or the MAcc program
  • The GRE is required for some programs
  • A copy of the personal data page of your passport

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19928 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19928 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    19928 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19928 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    9296 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9296 USD per year during 12 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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