Master of Arts in Literacy Education (MALEd)
Online literacy education master’s program
Take your knowledge of literacy education to the next level. Literacy—the center of all learning—serves as the foundation for your students' success in the classroom and as members of society. Instilling literacy skills in your students is essential for them to meet the challenges of learning, communicating, and problem-solving in today's world.
With Hamline’s Master of Arts in Literacy Education degree, you will:
- Gain a foundation in the theoretical and practical bases of effective literacy instruction, including critical and digital literacy
- Develop the expertise needed to enrich the literacy learning of diverse students across developmental levels, academic disciplines, and social and cultural contexts
- Become an advocate for literacy through a comprehensive understanding of literacy development, process, and instruction
MA in Literacy Education program frequently asked questions
|Are courses available online and on-campus?||Hamline's Master of Arts in Literacy Education is offered fully online for maximum flexibility and convenience. Some individual classes may meet synchronously online in the evenings. You have the option of choosing elective coursework that is offered fully online, on-campus, or hybrid.|
|When can I start?||Apply and begin the program any term, including summer term.|
|How long will it take?||You decide your pace and can graduate in as few as 24 months.|
|How many credits and courses are part of the master's?||
The MA in Literacy Education is 34 credits and 10-12 courses, depending on what electives you choose.
You can also transfer a Hamline graduate education certificate to satisfy your elective requirements.
|How much will it cost?||
Hamline scholarships and discounts are available. Outside funding and other financial aid are also available. Most graduate students use low-interest loans as a valuable way to pay for tuition and other living expenses.
For more information on the cost of tuition per credit, see the School of Education and Leadership tuition page.
|Are scholarships available?||Several scholarships and tuition discounts are available.|
How we make your literacy education master’s degree affordable
Affordable tuition from a prestigious, private, nonprofit university makes your MA in Literacy Education a cost-effective investment for you and your students.
Your education could become even more affordable. Find out if you are eligible for one of several scholarships or tuition discounts.
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