Language and Literacy Education, M.E.D.

This program is designed for students interested in studying, designing and implementing transformative approaches for language arts instruction in classrooms and libraries.

In addition to National College of Education Admission Requirements, applicants must:

  • Submit official scores from the Miller Analogies Test (waived for applicants with a GPA of 3.0 or higher)

Program Details:

  • Requires 32 SH for completion

Required Courses

MED Core - 8 SH

ESR505Educational Inquiry and Assessment

FND511Social and Cultural Politics of Education: Personal and Contextual Perspectives

EPS541Cognition and Instruction

Reading Program - 13 SH

RLL520Survey of Literature for Children and Adolescents


RLL528Survey of Multicultural Literature K-12


RLL522Adolescent Literature


RLL533Language Development and Variation

RLL593Seminar in Language Arts/Literature/Library Education

RLR502Teaching Comprehension and Content Reading

RLS514Teaching Research to Children and Adolescents

RLW541Teaching Writing

Reading Electives - 11 SH

Choose 11 SH of RLL, RLR, RLS or RLW graduate courses with advisor approval