University of Montana Catalog 2023-2024

Teaching and Learning M.Ed. - Literacy Education

Master of Education - Teaching and Learning; Literacy Education Concentration


Core Courses18
Directed Courses21
Total Hours39

Degree Specific Credits: 36

Required Cumulative GPA: 3.0

  • All requirements for the degree must be completed within six years, including successful completion of a departmental comprehensive examination.
  • Please contact the Department of Teaching and Learning regarding the current availability of this degree pathway.


Foundation of Education - Complete one of the following courses:3
Philosophy of Education
History of American Education
Developmental & Learning Sciences
Complete all of the following courses:
EDU 501Curriculum Design, Implementation, & Evaluation3
EDU 514Education Across Cultures3
EDU 515Computer/Technological Application in Education3
EDU 518Inclusion and Collaboration3
EDU 520Educational Research3
Directed Courses - Complete all of the following courses:
EDU 438Literacy Assessment, Diagnosis, & Instruction3
EDU 4413
EDU 527Disciplinary Literacy Strategies3
EDU 530Trends & Research in Reading and Writing3
EDU 540Language Arts Pedagogy and Practice3
EDU 541Genre Studies3
EDU 557Advanced Literacy Practicum K-123
Total Hours39

Minimum Required Grade: C