Program Highlights

As you pursue a graduate degree in Literacy Education, you’ll develop advanced skills to help you meet the complex demands of fostering literacy learning in schools, in community sites, and in a variety of workplaces from corporate offices to arts and not-for-profit organizations.

Professional Skills

Our Master’s programs will help you develop the knowledge and skills you need to become an educator in literacy education. Whether you want to pursue a career as a classroom teacher or an educator outside the traditional classroom, we can help you develop the background and professional skills you need.

We welcome both teachers and non-traditional educators in our programs. Whether you have a Bachelor of Education, a Bachelor’s degree in another field, or an equivalent education and teaching experience, a Master’s degree in Literacy Education may be right for you! Find out about admission requirements »

A Flexible Learning Environment

At the Mount, we are committed to providing our students with flexible and accessible learning options. We understand that you may be working, studying full-time, or balancing the demands of your family, your career, and your education, and we’re ready to help you succeed. We welcome both full-time and part-time students.

As a full-time student, you can complete the graduate program requirements in as little as one year. Part-time students generally finish their studies in two years, but if you need a little more time, you can take up to five years to earn your Master’s degree in our on-campus programs. If you enroll in one of our off-campus cohorts, your program will take two years to complete.

Your Career

Our graduate programs will help you to become an educator, or prepare you to focus your existing teaching career on literary education. Graduates of our programs are working as classroom and community teachers, literacy tutors, program developers and supervisors, resource specialists, consultants, administrators, scholars, and university and college instructors.

Are you ready to get started? Apply now »