Literacy Education

Radford University

12 months
17441 USD/year
17441 USD/year
8915 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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The Literacy Education program at Radford University enables educators to serve as tomorrow's literacy leaders. The Reading Specialist (K-12) program leads to a Master of Science in literacy education and is ideal for working educators.


Classes are offered after school hours in the evenings, and assignments are designed to be classroom centered. 

Learning outcomes

The Literacy Education program at Radford University leads to professional opportunities to serve as:

  • Reading Specialists,
  • Literacy Coaches,
  • Title I teachers and
  • Literacy Supervisors and Coordinators.

Graduates of this program are leaders in applying research supported, data-driven, practical literacy instruction, intervention and coaching to benefit all learners.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Educational Research 
  • Administration and Supervision of Reading Programs
  • Teaching Reading in the Content Areas
  • Assessment and Intervention for Language Development
  • Foundations of Literacy Education
  • Reading Diagnosis: Assessment to Inform Instruction
  • Alternative Approaches to Reading
  • Practicum: Diagnostic and Intervention in Literacy
  • Diagnostic Educational Procedures for Exceptional Individuals
  • Multicultural Education

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.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Syllabus of university study - For transfer students, a description of each course or subject studied must be submitted accompanied by a certified English translation. An evaluation of your transfer credit cannot be made without the course descriptions.
  • For students enrolled at a U.S. college, the Transfer Eligibility Form must be completed.
  • If you have been out of school for any period of time, other than school breaks, please send a letter that explains if you have been working, attending school, etc., along with the application for admission.
  • Confidential statement of Financial Support (see required immigration documents).
  • TOEFL/IELTS - (see English Proficiency).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17441 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17441 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    17441 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17441 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    8915 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8915 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.


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