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Providence College

18 months
470 USD/credit 11280 USD/year
470 USD/credit 11280 USD/year
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The Graduate Studies Program in Literacy of Providence College requires participants to complete 36 semester hours of graduate credit, which includes both campus-based courses and practical field experience in local schools. 


Through a carefully designed sequence of courses and experiences, graduates of Literacy programme of Providence College will be prepared to meet the literacy needs of students in elementary, middle, and secondary classrooms.

Key facts:

The program reflects a commitment to the integration of literacy theory, curriculum, and practice with methods of research and inquiry. In addition, participants will develop the leadership skills necessary to organize and support school wide literacy programs.

The program has been designed so students can complete all of the requirements in as few as 1.5 years or as many as 5 years.  The typical teacher in the program will complete it in 3 years.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Research in Literacy
  • Models and Processes of Literacy
  • Best Practices Primary Grades
  • Fostering Cultural Awareness and Development: Diverse Literatures K-12
  • Best Practice Middle / Secondary Schools
  • Understanding Learning Differences and Responsive Pedagogy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application
  • Application fee of $55.00: Waived for applications submitted by October 15th
  • Teacher evaluation (most recent) with response option
  • Two letters of recommendation (one from a school administrator)
  • Professional statement
  • Copy of teacher certification
  • Interview / presentation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11280 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 470 USD per credit during 18 months.
  • National

    11280 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 470 USD per credit during 18 months.

Living costs for North Providence

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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