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Literacy Education

Program Summary

The master's degree in literacy education prepares teachers, administrators and scholars to foster literacy and language development for all students. You will build leadership and research skills while you work and learn within multicultural and multilingual contexts to improve literacy for all students.

Graduate Catalog Program Information

Program-Specific Admission Information and Requirements

Affiliated College: College of Education

Degree(s) Offered: M.S.Ed. in Literacy Education

Program requires GRE or MAT: Yes

Letters of Recommendation: 2

University Requirements

Application Deadlines

All application materials must be received by the appropriate deadline below to ensure priority consideration.

Internationals Living Abroad Applicants Residing in the U.S. Priority Consideration
Fall May 1 July 15 June 1
Spring October 1 December 10 November 1
Summer June 1 April 1

For More Information

Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Gabel Hall 147
Program website
CIDepartment@niu.edu
815-753-2672

For Program Information
Corrine Wickens
cwickens@niu.edu
815-753-9032

For Application Information
Nick Slicer
nslicer@niu.edu
815-753-7948

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