M.Ed. On Campus Blended

Literacy Education

University of Mississippi

24 months
25782 USD/year
25782 USD/year
8938 USD/year
Tuition fee
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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. 


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

Courses included:

  • Early Literacy Development 
  • Expanding Literacy Development 
  • Literature for Children and Adolescents 
  • Msrmnt & Eval for Classroom Teachers 
  • Literacy Assessment & Intervention 
  • Advanced Curriculum & Theory 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


On Campus, Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official transcripts/degree certificates of all institutions of higher education attended (must be official or officially certified, and must include an English translation)
    • Copy of English language proficiency test score
    • Copy of passport identification page(s)
    • Letters of Recommendation (unless uploaded via the online application system)
    • Statement of Purpose (unless uploaded via the online application system)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25782 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25782 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    25782 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25782 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    8938 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8938 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Oxford

850 - 1300 USD /month
Living costs

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


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