Education - Literacy

Eastern Kentucky University

Master Online
12 months
510 USD/credit
510 USD/credit
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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

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.

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.
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).

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

  • International

    510 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 510 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    510 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 510 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.


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Education - Literacy
Eastern Kentucky University


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