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Literacy, Culture, and Language Education, M.Sc.

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Are you interested in teaching English, English as a second or foreign language, or other foreign languages? The M.S. in Literacy, Culture, and Language Education can prepare you.

About

You’ll gain an understanding of language and literacy processes through the lens of cultural context. You’ll learn how to assess student performance, and apply research knowledge to classroom experiences. You’ll also have the opportunity to gain practical experience teaching children, high school and college students, and adults.Prepare for a career as a teacher, language or reading specialist, instructional leader in language education, or as a writer and editor of instructional materials. This 36-credit hour program includes a thesis option for students who plan to pursue additional graduate study in the field.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Instructional Issues in Language Education
  • Capstone in Literacy, Culture, and Language Education
  • Education and Social Issues 
  • Anthropology of Education 
  • Philosophy of Education
  • Sociology of Education
  • Curriculum Theory and Practice 
  • Educational Futures/Curriculum
  • Psychology in Teaching 
  • Child Development 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.75

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.75 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

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    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test 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.

General Requirements

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institutionMinimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75 out of 4.00

Completed online application that includes: 

  • Transcripts
  • Personal Statement
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • GRE Scores
  • Resume Required for international students

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!

Tuition Fee

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    28936 USD/year
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    28936 USD/year
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  • In-State

    9532 USD/year
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Funding

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