M.Ed. in Literacy


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The Master’s of Education in Literacy is designed for teaching professionals who seek to advance their literacy knowledge and teaching skills.  The coursework for the master’s degree involves 30 credit hours. All Master's Literacy courses are available as online courses.

The coursework for the Master’s of Education in Literacy involves: literacy theories, content area literacy, literature for diverse learners, teaching writing, literacy assessments and evaluations, working with at-risk readers/writers, serving as a literacy leader within a school setting, and a literacy research project. 

Contact Information

Dr. Hannah Chai, Literacy Co-director
(937) 775-2963

Lee Welz, Literacy Co-director



Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Current Ohio teaching license
  • 3.0 Cumulative minimum undergraduate GPA
  • Completion of required Ohio pre-requisite “reading core” including at least 12 hours of reading/writing methods classes.  Those 12 hours must include at least one separate three-semester-hour course in the teaching of phonics.


Apply to Graduate School. Indicate the program(s) you desire on the Gradute School application and it will be forwarded to the college for review.

Questions about the graduate school application?  Contact:

Graduate School
Location: 344 Student Union
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Phone: (937) 775-2976
Fax: (937) 775-2453
Toll-free Number: 1-800-452-4723
Email: wsugrad@wright.edu