Graduate Degrees

Master of Arts in Literacy Education  (Reading and Writing)

Overview

The Literacy Program offers a breadth of classes, research opportunities with the faculty, and a wealth of field experiences with the CCLD. The combination of these classroom and experiential activities result in graduates who are prepared for many of the literacy challenges! Student community activities include the Reading Association.

Program students and faculty communicate by frequent classroom contact, advising sessions and the LISTSERVs for literacy professionals, literacy and reading students, and by their course LISTSERVs.

Students in the Literacy Program program enjoy a collegial relationship with the program faculty. The Literacy Program faculty continuously monitor how our program is relevant to the professional challenges so we can adjust our teaching and learning experiences to provide a dynamic preparation for our graduate students.

Resources

The Academic Services and Teacher Certification Office announces test dates and information on graduation deadlines.

The web page that shows the certification requirements across the country is frequently visited by people who are graduating.

Doctorate (Ed.D.) in Instruction and Administration

Literacy Education Emphasis Overview

The Literacy Program offers a breadth of classes, research opportunities with the faculty, and a wealth of field experiences with the CCLD. The combination of these classroom and experiential activities result in graduates who are prepared for many of the literacy challenges! Student community activities include the Reading Association.

Program students and faculty communicate by frequent classroom contact, advising sessions and the LISTSERVs for literacy professionals, literacy and reading students, and by their course LISTSERVs.

Students in the Literacy Program program enjoy a collegial relationship with the program faculty. The Literacy Program faculty continuously monitor how our program is relevant to the professional challenges so we can adjust our teaching and learning experiences to provide a dynamic preparation for our graduate students.

Resources

The Academic Services and Teacher Certification Office announces test dates and information on graduation deadlines.

The web page that shows the certification requirements across the country is frequently visited by people who are graduating.


Applications

Applications are considered once a year (shortly after the 1 February deadline) for the program in Reading Education. You will note that you apply to UK Graduate School and to the Department of Curriculum and Instruction’s Literacy Program.

Masters Application Form (pdf): This is the Department of Curriculum and Instruction’s Masters application.

Doctoral Application Form (pdf): This is the Department of Curriculum and Instruction’s Doctoral application.

Graduate School Application: This is a link to the graduate school online application. In order to be accepted into the Masters program in Middle School Education, you must also be accepted by the Graduate School (GS).