Our program is designed for credentialed secondary school teachers. Students take courses that fit a working teacher’s schedule and that support individual areas of interest and expertise.

Degree Type: Masters

Degree Program Code: MAT_EGED

Degree Program Summary:

The Department of Reading Education has merged with the Department of Language Education. The new combined department is called the Department of Language and Literacy Education.

The M.Ed. in English Education provides advanced professional preparation for educators interested in the teaching of English Language Arts in secondary schools. This program is designed for applicants who have initial certification (T-4). Courses for endorsements in ESOL, Reading, Gifted, or Educational Leadership may be included in the program of study.

Department faculty have been nationally recognized for expertise within language and literacy development and education. Many have published their research and theories in books and professional journals, and have presented research findings in national conferences in areas such as critical literacy, methodology, social construction of literacy, situated learning, children’s and young adult literature, language acquisition, foreign language acquisition, discourse analysis, and teacher preparation.

Locations Offered:

Athens (Main Campus)

College / School:

Mary Frances Early College of Education

110 Carlton Street
Athens, GA 30602



Language and Literacy Education

Graduate Coordinator(s):

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