48 months
33600 USD/year
33600 USD/year
13400 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Ph.D. (LRC) Language, Reading and Culture degree at The University of Arizona prepares individuals to pursue research and scholarly careers in language, literacy, biliteracy, and multicultural education. This program includes a strong interdisciplinary emphasis.

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The Language, Reading and Culture degree at The University of Arizona prepares students to investigate and address a broad range of issues in teaching and learning. Emphasizing a sociocultural perspective, the programs nurture innovative ways of knowing, methods of inquiry, and approaches to problem-solving. 


The Language, Reading, & Culture, Ph.D., program prepares individuals to become reflective professionals in policy making, instructional practice and educational leadership, and to conduct research on language, literacy, and biliteracy.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Curriculum Theory and Policy 
  • Curricular Leadership in Literacy and Language 
  • Language Planning and Education 
  • Theory and Research in Language, Reading and Culture: Biliteracy and Multiliteracies across Languages and Cultures 
  • Vygotsky and Education 
  • Language Planning and Education 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


72 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • GRE or MAT (no minimum, within five years of application) - for Ed.S., Ed.D. or Ph.D. applicants only
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • Resume or Vitae
  • Statement of Purpose
  • English Proficiency (international applicants only)

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    33600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    33600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    13400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13400 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Tucson

830 - 1140 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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