Literacy education (MEd)

This degree is a master of education in learning, teaching and curriculum with an emphasis in literacy education.

best-online-programs-grad-education-2016This 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 available online or on campus. Visit Mizzou Online for detailed information about the online option, including degree details, course information and application instructions. Neither option leads 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
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • GRE scores
  • TOEFL scores (international students only)