M.Ed. Online


American College of Education

15 months
6940 USD/year
6940 USD/year
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This Literacy program at the American College of Education is designed for educators who wish to bring systematic change to schools seeking to improve or enhance reading instruction.


In this Literacy program at the American College of Education you will learn to develop age-appropriate instructional options for emerging, struggling, and advanced readers.

Key Features

  • You’ll take eleven courses (most students take one at a time) that center around literacy. In your coursework, you’ll learn best practices for literacy development for diverse PreK-12 students, including literacy for exceptional learners, intervention strategies for reading difficulties, and strategies to enhance fluency and comprehension. You’ll also take one class in research methods. Each course is five weeks long.
  • At the end of the program, you’ll complete a capstone course to demonstrate and document the impact of the knowledge you’ve gained throughout the program.


We are, and have always been, regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. This accreditation guarantees that our programs meet certain levels of quality standards.   

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Strengthening Literacy
  • Investigating Literacy Fundamentals
  • Integrating Literacy Concepts
  • Implementing Literacy in Context
  •  Linguistics and Literature
  •  21st Century Literacies

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 15 months

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31 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average of 2.50 on a 4.0 Scale for Provisional Admission

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's or Highest Post-Baccalaureate degree earned
  • Minimum Grade Point Average 2.75 on a 4.0 Scale for full admission
  • Documentation of at least an initial teaching license (in the state the applicant resides), school service personnel license, or a school services certificate 
  • If applicants do not have a teaching certificate, they may document their teaching status by providing evidence of full-time teaching assignment from an individaul in a supervisory capacity or from a human resources official of the school at their current employment

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6940 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8675 USD for the full programme during 15 months.
  • National

    6940 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8675 USD for the full programme during 15 months.


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