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Literacy and Language, M.Ed.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #987 (BCR) Oxford, OH, United States
This program delivers the very latest in best practices for working with struggling readers. It also provides insights into cultural and linguistic factors that affect literacy development, and research practices that inform assessment and instructional design.


The Department of Teacher Education (EDT) offers both Master of Education (M.Ed.) and Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) degrees. Some of the graduate programs in EDT lead to teaching or supervisory licensure by the Ohio Department of Education. The Department also offers a variety of graduate-level courses and workshops for in-service education and professional development of school personnel who may not be interested in degree program.

  • Designed for working classroom teachers
  • Take a class or two each semester or summer
  • Most teachers complete the M.Ed. in approx. 3 years


Miami University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. HLC accredits degree-granting post-secondary educational institutions in the North Central region of the United States. Miami's most recent accreditation review occurred in 2015.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Language, Literacy and Culture
  • Teaching Writing
  • Teaching with Literature for Children
  • Teaching with Literature for Adolescents & Young Adults
  • Literacy Assessment and Instruction
  • Clinical Literacy Practicum
  • Literacy & Leadership
  • Phonics in Reading & Writing
  • Language & Discourse
  • Reading & Writing in Content Areas

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    31 credits hours alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

  • Submit online
  • Application Fee
  • Personal Statement
  • CV/Resume
  • Letters of Recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30052 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15026 USD per semester and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    12310 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6155 USD per semester and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Oxford

  • 1095 - 1810 USD/month
    Living Costs

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