24 months
774 USD/credit 11610 USD/year
774 USD/credit 11610 USD/year
516 USD/credit 7740 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Are you an educator looking to make an impact in your community? Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania's Literacy, MEd program embraces diversity and generously accommodates personalized needs and opportunities.


What Will I Learn?

This Master of Education program in Literacy at Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania prepares you to help people of diverse ages and backgrounds to more effectively read and communicate. You'll benefit from a well-rounded program that involves a variety of experiences that will help you develop your teaching skills. Several courses are specific to K-8 literacy studies.

Field hours provide increased experience with children in an educational setting. Responsibilities include providing instruction using educational strategies and techniques, taking on leadership roles within the school environment and working with dedicated professionals in the field.

What Kinds of Experiences Could I Have?

Ship is an excellent place to study to become a teacher because of the opportunities to:

  • Observe classes in elementary, secondary and community college settings
  • Observe physically challenged and exceptional learners
  • Take part in student teaching
  • Participate in student groups and research experiences that complement the academic experience
  • Receive personalized attention and advisement from experienced professors

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Reading and Reasoning Beyond the Primary Grades
  • Diversity's Impact on Literacy Instruction in a Standards Aligned System 
  • Seminar in Literacy, Language, and Reading 
  • Foundations of Literacy Development
  • Brain Based Strategies for Literacy Learners Experiencing Difficulties 
  • Inquiry Approaches to Literacy 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

In addition to the application and transcript(s), Literacy applicants must submit:

  • Program statement
  • Three (3) Recommendations

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    11610 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 774 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    11610 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 774 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    7740 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 516 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Shippensburg

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.

Our partners

Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania


Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!