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Doctorate of Education in Literacy

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SHSU’s Doctorate of Education in Literacy

Program Overview

The Doctor of Education in Literacy provides the highest professional degree available to candidates who aspire to literacy leadership positions in schools, community colleges, or universities. The degree requirements include a prescribed curriculum of required and elective courses and the successful completion of a major research project resulting in the presentation and defense of a dissertation.

Candidates who complete this program will:

  • have knowledge of the foundations of reading and writing processes;
  • design and supervise reading and writing curriculum development and coordination at the district/university, regional and state levels;
  • design and supervise assessment of reading and writing acquisition at the district/university, regional and state levels;
  • apply knowledge acquired from research and scholarly study to education in reading and writing; and
  • design, conduct and interpret research in reading and writing education.

 

Program Breakdown
Degree Type Master of Education (M.Ed.)
Length 60+ Credit Hours
Enrollment Fall, Spring, Summer
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