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Literacy, M.Ed.

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The Literacy and/or Reading Specialist Certification master of education program is for educators certified in teaching who desire graduate studies in reading and literacy theories, research, and instructional practices. IUP’s MEd in Literacy and/or Reading Specialist Certification program is nationally recognized by the International Literacy Association.


The MEd in Literacy requires the completion of 36 credits. Students may also receive a Reading Specialist Certification by completing 27 credits within the master's program and passing the state Praxis exam. For more information about the MEd in Literacy/Reading Specialist program, visit the Literacy Center.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Literature
  • Reading

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    36 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

This graduate degree is offered to educators who can demonstrate their ability as scholar/researchers. Students are expected to develop a comprehensive understanding of educational and literacy theory and practice at the graduate level, analyze and design research, and effectively implement methodologies for literacy instruction.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    725 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 725 USD per credit and a duration of .
  • National

    483 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 483 USD per credit and a duration of .
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Living costs for Indiana

  • 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.


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