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Literacy Education

University of Michigan Flint

12 months
16120 USD/year
16120 USD/year
12936 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Arts in Literacy Education Program at University of Michigan Flint offers courses that focus on teaching issues and practices related to an integrated language arts curriculum, and prepares teachers for Reading Specialist endorsement. Appropriate material is addressed relevant to learners from diverse backgrounds and school settings. 


Learning outcomes

Coursework outside the literacy core has been designed to support and enhance an individual candidate’s program of study. The Literacy Education program at University of Michigan Flint prepares individuals with elementary or secondary teaching certification to apply for Reading Specialist endorsement. The Literacy program complies with the guidelines on Advanced Reading Education of the International Reading Association.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Literacy 
  •  Literacy Instruction for Students Identified with Special Needs
  • Literacy Assessment in Elementary/Middle School 
  • Linguistics for Teachers 
  • Teaching English Language Learners in the K-12 Classroom 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An official transcript from each college or university attended
  • Updated resume
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • A personal statement of purpose
  • A copy of a currently held teaching certificate (certification track only)
  • A $55 application fee 
  • An interview with program faculty is required prior to admission.
  • A criminal background check that includes fingerprinting, at the candidate’s expense.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    16120 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8060 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    16120 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8060 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    12936 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6468 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Flint

775 - 1130 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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