24 months
774 USD/credit 24381 USD/year
774 USD/credit 24381 USD/year
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The Teaching and Learning - Reading, Language and Literacy program at National Louis University is designed to prepare graduates for literacy leadership positions in schools and districts, higher education, and advanced clinical settings.

Visit the official programme website for more information


The program's blend of theoretical and practical courses, combined with field experiences, prepares professionals with the competence to make a difference in their jobs.


Is our Ed.D. Teaching and Learning - Reading, Language and Literacy degree from National Louis University right for you?

  • Do you want to teach at the college level?
  • Are you endorsed as a reading teacher or want to pursue the requirements for this endorsement?
  • Are you interested in pursuing a leadership role in education?
  • Are you interested in advanced clinical work?

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Scholarly Habits of Mind 
  • Psychological Foundations ot Teaching and Learning 
  • Epistemology ot Learning, Teaching and Inquiry 
  • Critical Policy Analysis 
  • Teacher Knowledge in Disciplines 
  • Dissertation Research Seminar 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


63 SCH


On Campus, Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Procedures and requirements are specific to each program. Admission to study in one program does not ensure admission to all programs. 
  • The decision to deny admission cannot be appealed. It is your responsibility to be aware of the policies and requirements of National Louis University as stated in the University catalog. 
  • National Louis University reserves the right to change any provision or requirement, including fees, at any time, with or without notice. 
  • National Louis University admits students to all programs and activities and administers all educational, employment, and other policies without discrimination because of race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, ancestry, disability, military status or marital status. It is expected by the University that all information which is material to the admissions process be accurate and true to the best of the student’s or prospective student’s knowledge. 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    24381 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 774 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    24381 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 774 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


We are pleased to announce that for all students starting in the Summer 2020 (July) term, NLU is offering brand new undergraduate scholarships for international students! The new scholarships are listed below:

10% Automatic Opportunity Scholarship 

  • Applies to All NLU Undergraduate Programs including Hospitality Management
  • Eligible to Freshman and Transfer Students

50% #YouAreWelcomeHere Scholarship 

  • Awarded to Two Students Every Fall Term
  • Eligible to Freshman Undergraduate Students Only
  • Deadline is July 1st

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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