12 months
17530 USD/year
17530 USD/year
7696 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The goal of the M.Ed. in Literacy Education at University of Texas El Paso  is to prepare literacy leaders for diverse PK-12 contexts as well as other educational settings. 


 The program includes 36 credit hours, or 12 courses, at the graduate level, culminating in a research-to-practice capstone experience in RED 5349: Literacy Education Practicum.

About this Program

This Literacy Education degree plan at University of Texas El Paso provides the coursework that follows the State Board of Educator Certification guidelines for additional certifications. In pursuing this degree plan. Students have the opportunity to apply for an additional Texas certification(s): (1) Reading Specialist - All Levels; and (2) Master Reading Teacher (MRT).

Programme Structure


  • Learning Contexts & Curriculum
  • Lang Study for Literacy Educ
  • Found of Bil and Teach Emr Bil
  • Content Literacy
  • Resp. to Children's Literature
  • Literacy/Biliteracy Developmnt
  • Youth Literacies and Multimoda

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts and diploma/certificates of all universities and colleges attended prior to application
  • Evaluation of credentials is highly recommended for applicants who have earned university level credit from international institutions.
  • An approved evaluation requires a detailed course-by-course evaluation.
  • TOEFL/IELTS required for degrees conferred in non-English speaking countries.
  • Official test scores must be submitted directly from the testing agency. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17530 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17530 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    17530 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17530 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    7696 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7696 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for El Paso

888 - 1646 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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