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Ph.D. Online

Literacy

University at Albany

48 months
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About

Offered on campus or online, the Literacy Ph.D. program prepares individuals for research and teaching positions at universities, colleges, community colleges, research institutions, policy centers, state education departments, and P-12 school districts. 

Overview

Coursework includes literacy theory, research, practice, and policy. These courses focus on areas such as literacy acquisition, development, curriculum, instruction, assessment, community involvement, critical literacies, theoretical perspectives, and teacher education. Students in the Literacy program from University at Albany also complete a sequence of research courses to understand and implement research.

Key Features 

  • Ultimately, you investigate your own research questions under the guidance of your dissertation chair. 
  • Potential areas of inquiry are developed with your advisor, and may include a wide array of topics such as teacher preparation, support for special populations, and literacy education in families, groups, communities, schools, workplaces, and other settings.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Literacy Learning and Development Across the Lifespan
  • Language Foundations for Learning
  • Literacy and Schooling
  • Texts and Teaching in Literacy Learning
  • Research on Preparing Literacy Teachers
  • Literacy and Society

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

66 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts from all schools attended
  • Three Letters of Recommendation
  • At least one letter must address the candidate's academic abilities and potential for graduate study
  • Official GRE scores

Tuition Fee

Funding

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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