Ed.D. in Literacy, Culture, and Language Education (Online)
Expand your professional opportunities as you deepen your expertise in literacy and language education. This 60-credit hour online program prepares literacy and language practitioners for leadership positions in the field and provides an unparalleled environment for continual learning with colleagues who share your passion. The program features a holistic and integrative focus on preparing practitioner leaders in literacy and language to better understand and address 21st century issues and challenges.
Designed with working professionals in mind, the flexibility and convenience of the program facilitates integration with career and personal commitments. The cohort structure encourages strong relationships and emphasizes collaboration.
The primary coursework, before your dissertation focus, for the Ed.D. in Literacy, Culture, and Language Education is typically completed in three years though you will have up to seven years to complete your courses.
It is possible to transfer up to 18 graduate credits taken outside of a previous master's degree, subject to approval by your faculty advisor.
International students are encouraged to apply early to allow extra time for their materials to arrive.
The Graduate Studies Office will accept unofficial transcripts and self-reported test scores for admission reviews. Any admission made with these documents would be conditioned on receipt of official documents, which should be provided as soon as possible.
Note: If you are currently enrolled or have applied in the past year, you should qualify for an application fee waiver. Click here for criteria and how to obtain the waiver.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
Master’s degree from an accredited institution
Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75 out of 4.00
Completed online application that includes:
Two letters of recommendation
GRE scores are required only if applicant does not have a degree from an accredited U.S. institution
Minimum 79 TOEFL score or minimum 6.5 IELTS score (international students only)