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Education - Literacy

Eastern Kentucky University

12 months
510 USD/credit 15300 USD/year
510 USD/credit 15300 USD/year
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The Education - Literacy program of Eastern Kentucky University provides certified teachers the opportunity to expand their subject knowledge, increase their rank and salary, and advance their career through promotion into administration and curriculum design.


The curriculum of the Education - Literacy program of Eastern Kentucky University focuses on education best practices and promotes knowledge, awareness, and understanding of the unique needs of different student populations.

Literacy P-12 is a 30 hour program promoting the skill sets needed to become literacy leaders at the school, district, or state level. Throughout the program, candidates will work with students and teachers in aims of providing literacy instruction that reflects current trends and issues and works to provide equitable literacy experiences for all students. Upon successful passing of the Reading Specialist Praxis, our program leads to certification as a Literacy Specialist P-12 and prepares educators to tackle both school-wide literacy challenges and address individual student needs in literacy.

Career options include: 

Reading specialist (P-12); reading and writing teacher in elementary, middle or high schools; literacy coach (P-12); teacher leader educator

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Leadership Skills for Teachers

  • Literacy Programs P-5

  • Reading Instruction in MIddle School

  • Writing and Teaching Writing

  • Writing Project Summer Institute

  • Teaching Grammar and Punctuation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admission to the Graduate School
  • A bachelor’s or master’s degree with a cumulative grade point average of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale
  • Statement of Eligibility or Professional Certificate with EPSB for elementary, middle or secondary teaching.
  • Reference inventory on Candidate Dispositions
  • Professional Code of Ethics, Character Fitness Declaration, and Professional Dispositions
  • Candidates must review the Professional Code of Ethics for Kentucky School Certified Personnel established in 16 KAR 1:020
  • Candidates must review the character and fitness questionnaire contained in Section III of the CA-1
  • Candidates must demonstrate understanding of professional dispositions expected of professional educators

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15300 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 510 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    15300 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 510 USD per credit during 12 months.


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