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Reading and Literacy

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

M.Ed. Online
12 months
Duration
27083 USD/year
27083 USD/year
14813 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Master of Education in Reading and Literacy at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is a fully online program for Pre-k through grade 12 educators who want to learn more about practical and theoretical aspects of reading. 

Overview

We offer a master degree in Reading and Literacy at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. We especially emphasize literacy within bilingual, multilingual, transnational and immigrant contexts. 

People enrolled in the program gain a thorough understanding of the reading process, how people learn to read, how to work with readers who are challenged by learning to read, and how bilingual/ESL issues impact learning to read.

Why UTRGV?

  • Ranked #79 among 300+ national universities by Washington Monthly in 2018
  • Accredited, cutting edge degree program
  • Experienced, dedicated faculty
  • Affordable tuition (ranked #1 in net price among national universities by Washington Monthly in 2018 and #3 most affordable university in America 2018 by BestValueSchools.com)
  • Demonstrated student success in research, professional certification and career advancement

Programme Structure

Concentrations Available:

  • Biliteracy
  • Digital Literacy
  • English/Adolescent Literacy
  • Reading Specialist

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Students are encouraged to apply at least 2 months before classes start to ensure a timely application review. 

Language

English

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
150 (verbal)
141 (quantitative)
4 (analytical)

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.
79
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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution in the United States or a recognized international equivalent in a similar or related field.
  • Undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0. If applicant does not meet the minimum undergraduate GPA criterion of 3.0, the GRE general test is required for conditional admission. GRE test score is valid for 5 years.
  • Official transcripts from each institution attended (must be submitted directly to UTRGV).
  • One to two page personal statement detailing professional goals and reasons for pursuing the graduate degree.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27083 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27083 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    27083 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27083 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    14813 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14813 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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