M.A. On Campus

Reading and Language

Sonoma State University

12 months
6336 USD/credit 183744 USD/year
6336 USD/credit 183744 USD/year
9386 USD/credit 272194 USD/year
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The Reading and Language program at Sonoma State University is designed to prepare teachers for specialized teaching of reading and language arts and for curriculum and instructional leadership in the field of language and literacy.


Key Features

The MA in Education with a concentration of Reading & Language program is housed under Literacy Studies & Elementary Education (LSEE) Department. 

Required course work of the Reading and Language program at Sonoma State University focuses on the nature of literacy development and the improvement of classroom curriculum, and methods that emphasize the relationship of reading to other language and concept learning. Teachers, administrators, and curriculum specialists in all areas are encouraged to take elective courses in the graduate program to increase their knowledge of literacy.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Language Development in First and Second Languages 
  • Assessment & Teaching in Reading and Language Arts 
  • Teaching Multilingual Writers
  • Reflective Educator 
  • Research Paradigms in Education

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


29 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Have completed a four-year college course of study and hold an acceptable baccalaureate degree from an institution accredited by a regional accrediting association;
  • Be in good academic standing at the last college or university attended;
  • Have attained a grade point average of at least 2.5 (A=4.00) in the last 60 semester (90 quarter) units attempted;
  • Proof of English proficiency via TOEFL or IELTS examination scores

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    183744 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6336 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    183744 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6336 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    272194 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9386 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Rohnert Park

1100 - 1600 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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