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SHSU’s Doctorate of Education in Literacy

Admission Requirements

  1. Graduate Admissions Application
  2. Application Fee
  3. Official transcript from the baccalaureate degree granting institution
  4. Official transcript showing receipt of a master’s degree from an accredited institution
  5. Master's degree in Reading or in related field with equivalent coursework, including 18 hours of graduate reading (or related) coursework.
  6. Students with less than 18 hours of graduate reading or related coursework may need to take additional coursework during the program to meet those requirements
  7. Program Application with fee
  8. Personal Statement (1000 word maximum)
  9. Two recommendation letters, one from a current employer and one from a current or former graduate-level professor
  10. Official GRE or MAT scores

Academic Advisor

Dr. Nancy Votteler

Dr. Nancy Votteler


Graduate Education Support

Office of Graduate Admissions

(Applicants and Prospective Students)


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