Master of Education in Literacy
Clemson University

Program Details

Clemson’s Master of Education in Literacy prepares literacy professionals with expert knowledge in literacy strategies, theories, and curriculum. This online reading and literacy master’s degree provides the same quality of education as the on-campus program.

Depending on the strand option, students can earn additional add-on certification in such areas as:

  • Literacy teacher
  • Literacy coach
  • ESOL teacher
  • Literacy specialist

The rigorous online reading and literacy curriculum follows a practice-based focus. Students gain the knowledge and skills to achieve the following:

  • Advance professional standing
  • Plan appropriate literacy lessons for the classroom
  • Develop curricula and programs for schools
  • Assume leadership positions at various levels throughout the school district

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Clemson University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent