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Literacy and Second Language Studies

University of Cincinnati

M.Ed. Online
24 months
Duration
26644 USD/year
26644 USD/year
14902 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Master’s degree in Literacy and Second Language Studies at the University of Cincinnati is a completely online program that is designed to encourage professional educators to broaden and deepen their understanding of the social, cultural, linguistic, and institutional factors that contribute to a person’s ability to read and write in a first or second language.

Overview

The Literacy and Second Language Studies Master's program at the University of Cincinnati offers comprehensive and in-depth study for students interested in exploring reading and writing as language processes. 

The programme

Areas of emphasis include: the effective design and implementation of reading and writing curricula; the assessment and evaluation of reading and writing difficulties; practice with a variety of instructional methods to foster the literacy learning of diverse student populations; and strategies for critically analyzing foundational and current research in the field of literacy and second language studies.

The Master’s degree offers students  four concentration options: (1) PreK-16 Literacy and Learning Instruction; (2) Postsecondary Literacy Instruction; (3) PreK-12 Teaching English as a Second Language (TESOL) Focus; and (4) Adult/International Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) Focus. Concentration-specific courses, practica experiences, and a culminating activity in the form of either a Master’s project or a Master’s thesis are also required to complete the degree.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Literacy Learning and Instruction PreK-12
  • Theory to Practice: Models of Literacy
  • Literacy Assessment, Instruction, and Practicum 
  • Literacy Assessment, Instruction, Practicum 
  • Principles of Organizing a Literacy Curriculum

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

Online
  • Fully structured
  • No Attendance
  • Continuous support with feedback on request
  • Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions), Online group works/assignments

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The applicant must possess a Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Transcripts

Tuition Fee

  • International

    26644 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26644 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    26644 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26644 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    14902 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14902 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Literacy and Second Language Studies
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University of Cincinnati

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