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Reading and Literacy in Early and Middle Childhood, Doctor of Philosophy in Teaching and Learning

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The doctoral program in Reading and Literacy in Early and Middle Childhood provides high-quality academic preparation and collaborative research in schools and communities. You’ll develop your own research agenda and work closely with faculty on issues related to how children learn to read and write along with how educators can best address their needs. Together, you will address educational excellence, diversity and social justice in reading and literacy education.

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Degree Requirements

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Master’s degree. For GRE requirements, please contact TLAS at

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(up to 30 credit hours may transfer)

Deadline to apply

December 1 

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Program start

Autumn Semester 

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