12 months
12806 USD/year
12806 USD/year
Tuition fee
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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.

Learning outcomes

Graduates 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


31 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

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

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    12806 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6403 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    12806 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6403 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Oxford

1095 - 1807 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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