Literacy P-12

EKU’s 100% online Master of Arts in Education Literacy promotes the skill sets needed to help students struggling with reading and writing. Our program leads to certification as a Literacy Specialist P-12 and prepares educators to tackle school-wide literacy challenges and give students a solid learning foundation.

At A Glance

100% interactive online
Credit hours:
Masters- 30 hours
$500 per credit hour
Who would be interested?
  • Elementary Education Teachers
  • Middle Grades Teachers
  • Secondary Education Teachers
  • Reading and Writing Teaching Specialists
Career options
  • Reading and writing programs in elementary, middle, and secondary schools
  • Teacher leader educator
  • Specialist or coach (P-12)

Degree Options

  • Literacy (P-12) with Teacher Leader Endorsement

Students pursuing this option must hold certification at the elementary, middle grade, or high school level. Program graduates certified in Kentucky will be eligible to apply for the Literacy P-12 Endorsement, the Kentucky Teacher Leader Endorsement, and advancement in Rank.

NOTE: If you do not hold teacher certification in Kentucky, please consult with your state’s licensing agency to determine whether our program will meet your state’s licensure requirements.

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Program requirements

  • Prospective graduate students must meet the admission requirements of the Graduate School.
  • Candidates without prior graduate coursework must either have earned an overall undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher (or a GPA of 3.25 or higher in their last 60 hours) or they must submit either GRE or MAT scores.
  • Candidates must have a valid state teaching certification.

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