Ph.D. in Literacy, Culture, and Language Education

Literacy, Culture, and Language Education

Ph.D. in Literacy, Culture, and Language Education

Conduct advanced research into literacy, culture, and language education and take the next step toward a career as a faculty researcher.

This 90-credit hour program will prepare you to bridge gaps between research and practice in the field and is designed for individuals seeking to be faculty researchers, teacher educators, and leaders in in the areas of:

  • biliteracies and transliteracies
  • multilingualism and translanguaging
  • digital literacies
  • academic literacies
  • local and community literacies
  • children’s and young adult literature
  • second language learning
  • ESL/EFL education
  • world Englishes
  • and world languages
  • Application Deadline
    DomesticInternational
    FallJan 15Dec 1
    SpringNov 1Sep 1
    SummerMar 1Dec 1
    Fee$60$65
  • Admissions Requirements
    • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
    • Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75 out of 4.00
    • Completed online application that includes:
      • Transcripts
      • Personal Statement
      • 2 Letters of Recommendation
      • GRE Scores:
        • Required for domestic students
        • Required for international students
      • Resume:
        • Not required for domestic students
        • Required for international students
      • TOEFL score from last two years*

      *International students only

  • Financial Aid
    • Learn about a variety of fellowships and travel awards that are available to graduate students.
    • Visit Student Central for information about financial assistance.
    • Consult your employer about the availability of tuition reimbursement or tuition assistance programs.
    • Active duty military, veterans, and military families should visit the Center for Veteran and Military Students to take full advantage of available financial assistance and educational benefits.
A 15-credit hour doctoral minor is also available to students outside the Literacy, Culture, and Language Education discipline.