Best Online Programs, US News, Grad Education 2022This degree is part of the Literacy Education Program housed in the Department of Learning, Teaching and Curriculum.

By completing a MEd in literacy education, you are qualified for several teaching positions, including Remedial Reading, Title I Reading, Reading Development, Special Education and Language Arts.

This program is offered online and does not lead to certification.

Degree Requirements

To receive a MEd degree in literacy education on campus, you must complete 32 hours of graduate-level coursework. Visit Mizzou’s course catalog for a sample plan of study.

To receive a MEd degree in literacy education online, you must complete 33 hours of graduate-level coursework. Visit Mizzou Online for a sample plan of study.


Admissions Requirements

You must meet two sets of minimum qualifications in order to be considered for admission:

A committee of faculty members reviews your application’s credentials. You are not guaranteed admission even if you meet the minimum qualifications.

How to Apply

In addition to completing the Graduate Studies application, you must submit the following materials to the Department of Learning, Teaching and Curriculum:

  • Unofficial transcript
  • Personal Data Sheet
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • GRE scores
  • TOEFL scores (international students only)