12 months
690 USD/credit 22080 USD/year
690 USD/credit 22080 USD/year
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Reading and Language from Fresno Pacific University equips candidates to put literacy theory into practice, to become confident decision makers, and to develop the skills needed to be change agents in the field of literacy.  


At Reading and Language from Fresno Pacific University course work and related experiences focus on the many factors that influence the development of language and literacy skills with particular emphasis on understanding foundational and theoretical perspectives, improving instruction, and understanding relevant research as a means of guiding literacy practice. Coursework examines the reading/writing process, second language acquisition, literacy assessment techniques and the use of literature in the classroom. Graduates of the program obtain a Reading and Literacy Added Authorization concurrently with their Master of Arts degree.


Candidates may elect to pursue the entire program or a portion of the program. All courses for the Reading and Literacy Added Authorization can be applied to the master’s degree. The coursework options are designed to meet the needs of those who seek advanced study in the field of literacy.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Reading Process and Practice
  • Issues in Literacy: Multilingual Learners
  • Writing Process and Practice
  • Language Assessment and Evaluation
  • Literacy Practicum: Assisting Struggling Readers
  • Literature Study in Classroom

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


32 SCH



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application and fee 
  • Admission  interview 
  • One current professional reference form
  • Official transcripts verifying B.A. degree
  • Statement of Intent 
  • Copy of teaching credential

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22080 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 690 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    22080 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 690 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Fresno

990 - 1485 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.

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