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Literacy Education

University of Mississippi

M.Ed.
12 months
Duration
24990 USD/year
24990 USD/year
8718 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Master of Education in Literacy Education is a 36-hour program at the University of Mississippi examining the roles and responsibilities of a reading specialist/literacy coach. 

Overview

The Literacy Education program at the University of Mississippi provides strong, foundational coursework that builds to 6 hours of internship coursework where candidates function in literacy leadership roles in their schools, districts, and/or communities. 

This program is designed for teachers who seek to become more specialized literacy teachers who can serve as reading specialists and literacy coaches or literacy leaders in their schools and districts.

The application deadline for the Literacy Education program is March 1. Classes begin in the Fall.

Career Opportunities

  • Graduates from this program serve as literacy coaches, reading specialists, and more specialized literacy teachers at the school and district levels.

Programme Structure

Course Platforms

  • The program is offered on the Oxford campus. This cohort offers two online courses and the other courses utilize multiple formats. 
  • During the summer semester, courses meet during the daytime hours. However, during the fall and spring semesters, courses meet during the evening hours to accommodate practicing teachers.ats. 
  • During the summer semester, courses meet during the daytime hours. However, during the fall and spring semesters, courses meet during the evening hours to accommodate practicing teachers.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 3.0 GPA on last 60 hours of undergraduate work
  • Praxis II Content Scores (6 points higher than MDE Licensure requirement)
  • Two (2) Graduate Reference Forms
  • Hold or eligible to hold an A educator licensure in content area (elementary ed., special ed., or secondary English, math, science, or social studies)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24990 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24990 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    24990 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24990 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    8718 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8718 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

The 2015-16 Special Programs & Scholarships Application is now available. Deadline to apply is February 15, 2015, with a priority date of January 5, 2015.The deadline to apply for admission and scholarships to Lott Leadership has been extended to January 19, 2015.

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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