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.
|Degree Type||Master of Education (M.Ed.)|
|Length||60+ Credit Hours|
|Enrollment||Fall, Spring, Summer|
|Tuition/Costs||Rates Per Semester|