Literacy, Language, and Culture

Literacy, Language, and CultureThe Literacy, Language, and Culture program area serves the College of Education and the community through academic degree programs, faculty research, and education outreach.

Click on the links below to learn more about us and what we offer!

Undergraduate Academic Degree Programs

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At the undergraduate level, program area faculty teach classes in Literacy, Language, and Culture that support multiple undergraduate degree and credentialing programs.

Graduate Academic Degree Programs

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We have two fully online master's programs: M.Ed. in Literacy Studies and M.S. in Equity & Diversity in Education (also has a hybrid face-to-face/online option). At the PhD level, we offer three emphasis areas under the Ph.D. in Education: Literacy Studies, Equity and Diversity in Education, and English Language Learners.

Certificates & Endorsements

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Students have numerous options for licensure, including a TESOL certificate or endorsement or reading specialist endorsement.


The Education Building
The LLC faculty conducts a variety of types of educational research in literacy, equity and diversity, and language.