Literacy and Language

Miami University

M.Ed. On Campus
12 months
12308 USD/year
12308 USD/year
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Miami University courses in Literacy and Language provide the very latest in best practices for working with struggling readers, including a supervised practicum. 


Miami University courses in Literacy and Language curricular concepts allow students to explore cultural and linguistic factors that affect literacy development, and research practices that inform assessment and instructional design.


This degree enables you to work as a reading specialist in K-12 schools and serve as a key credential for the 3rd grade reading guarantee.

Graduates with Literacy and Language from Miami University will be able to:

  • analyze and evaluate the strengths and limitations of various literacy roles.
  • integrate theory and practice into high-quality literacy instruction.
  • communicate culturally-relevant pedagogy.
  • evaluate literacy assessments for instruction using current literacy research.
  • communicate literacy practices in a professional and scholarly manner.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Teaching Writing
  • Teaching with Literature for Children
  • Literacy Assessment and Instruction
  • Reading and Writing in Content Areas
  • Language, Literacy and Culture
  • Grant Writing Skills and Methods
  • Curriculum Innovation and Transformation through Understanding and Design
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder: Social and Communication Development
  • Visual Design for Instruction

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited post-secondary institution in the United States or an equivalent Bachelor’s university degree.
  • Applicants who studied in a country or institution where English is not the official language must submit proof of English proficiency. We accept the following tests for admission: TOEFL iBT, IELTS, and PTE.
  • International students seeking admission to the program must possess the appropriate visa status. Make an appointment with an International Student Advisor in the Office of International Education to discuss adding this program.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12308 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6154 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    12308 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6154 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.


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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