M.Ed. On Campus

Curriculum and Instruction - Literacy Education

24 months
29452 USD/year
29452 USD/year
12537 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction - Literacy Education from Louisiana State University provides certified teachers with advanced coursework in aspects related to literacy education.


About the programme

Curriculum and Instruction - Literacy Education program of Louisiana State University extends knowledge beyond initial teacher preparation by focusing on coursework that targets literacy foundations, philosophies, research, methods, and materials. Students have five years to complete all degree requirements. This includes required courses to earn the Reading Specialist endorsement in Louisiana.

The Master of Education in Literacy Education is a 36-hour program. The program accommodates both full-time and part-time graduate students. Most courses are offered annually. Students complete a minimum of 12 hours in the areas of curriculum studies, research, technology, and humanistic and behavioral studies. Students complete an additional 12 hours in literacy education, and 6 - 12 hours of electives. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Elementary School Curriculum 
  • Secondary School Curriculum 
  • Literacy for Elementary Grades
  • Disciplinary Literacy
  • Diagnostic/Assessment in Literacy
  • Guiding Classroom Literacy Instruction

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited U.S. institution or the equivalent from a foreign institution. 
  • A grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.00 (A = 4.0) on all undergraduate work (or in the final 64 credit hours) and any graduate work already completed.
  • Acceptable GRE or GMAT scores. 
  • A copy of the name page of your passport.
  • A completed Affidavit of Support and supporting financial documents (required to process forms for F-1 and J-1 visas). Note: Your application will be processed even if your financial documents are not included.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29452 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29452 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    29452 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29452 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    12537 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12537 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Baton Rouge

900 - 1400 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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