M.Ed. Online Blended

Reading - Language, Literacy and Culture

12 months
488 USD/credit 14640 USD/year
488 USD/credit 14640 USD/year
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The MEd in Reading - Language, Literacy and Culture Concentration at Bridgewater State University is designed for educators to enhance and expand their skills in language, literacy and culture across diverse population as a classroom teacher.


This Reading - Language, Literacy and Culture program at Bridgewater State University provides educators with a foundation in literacy learning across diverse populations and content areas, the use of assessment to inform instruction, the integration of the language arts, the integration of technology, and the knowledge of how to select and use a variety of genres of children’s books in the K-6 classroom.

This Master of Education in Reading, LLC concentration does not provide a Reading Specialist license but it can advance your initial license to professional license.


A Master of Education in Reading - Language, Literacy and Culture Concentration from Bridgewater State University offers:

  • All courses hybrid or fully online
  • Diverse faculty with extensive teaching experience and ongoing participation in education research, scholarly publication and professional organizations
  • Compliance with recommendations of the Professional Standards and Ethics Committee and the Advisory Group to the National Council of Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and Joint Task Force of the International Reading Association (IRA), K-12 Classroom Teacher
  • Small classes facilitating a more personalized learning experience
  • Affordable tuition, whether you live in state or out of state

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • A Critical Review of Reading and Writing Across the Content Areas
  • Assessment and Intervention Techniques for the Elementary Classroom
  • Children's Literature for the Elementary Classroom
  • Global Literacies: Discovering the World in the Elementary Classroom
  • New Literacies for Internet Comprehension
  • Improving Literacy Instruction

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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National: rolling admission


30 SCH


Blended, Online

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application and $50 application fee
  • Resume
  • Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate course work
  • Minimum undergraduate cumulative GPA of 2.8 based upon four years of course work or a 3.0 based on the last 60 credits
  • Letters of Recommendation - A rating of 1 ("Highly Recommended") on three letters of recommendation (at least one from a teaching supervisor and one from someone who has knowledge of the applicant's aptitude for advanced scholarship)
  • Personal statement

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14640 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 488 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    14640 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 488 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Bridgewater

1289 - 2669 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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