Master On Campus

Literacy and Language Education

Purdue University

24 months
28794 USD/year
28794 USD/year
9992 USD/year
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Our literacy and language education program is ideal for K-12 teachers and prospective scholars who are interested in teaching, research and scholarship. The program uses a mixture of historical, quantitative and qualitative methodologies. The Literacy and Language Education programme is offered at the Purdue University.


Key facts:

  • The Literacy and Language Education programme is offered at the Purdue University.
  • English education master’s students are required to write a master’s thesis. Students who choose to write a thesis will work with their advisor early in their program to ensure that the requirements of this option are met and the 6 elective hours are typically used for conducting research and writing the thesis.
  • You may choose to complete a portfolio that will allow you to reflect on your learning within the master’s program in Literacy and Language. If you choose this option, you will need to gather artifacts during your studies and write a series of reflective papers about them, demonstrating that your studies have caused you to evaluate your professionalism and to consider effective ways to strengthen your practices as a literacy and language professional. The portfolio requirements are designed to fit the College of Education’s model for professional education. As you create your portfolio, you will provide examples as evidence.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Educational Psychology Human development — Teaching & learning
  • Foundations of Curriculum History & philosophy of education — Teaching & learning
  • Multicultural Education — Diversity
  • Educational Research — Disciplined Inquiry
  • Foundations of Literacy & Language — Literacy & Language

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • This program has rolling admission. Incomplete applications are not reviewed.


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts (copy) – Official transcripts will need to be submitted before the end of the first semester.
  • Statement of Purpose – 300 – 500 word essay. Articulate how this program will help you obtain educational and career goals
  • Resume
  • 3 letters of recommendation – Name and email addresses.
  • Credit card – application fee

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28794 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14397 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    28794 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14397 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    9992 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4996 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for West Lafayette

1096 - 1774 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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