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To be considered for admission to the Master of Arts in Literacy Education program, please submit the following:

  1. An active and valid Teaching Certificate from any U.S. state
  2. Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate coursework
  3. Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  4. Personal statement (two double-spaced pages maximum) describing your interest in Literacy Education, relevant past experiences and career goals
  5. Two letters of recommendation attesting to your potential to succeed in graduate school
  6. If your first language is not English, an official report of TOEFL or IELTS results
  7. Completed application form accompanied by the $50 application fee

Applicants will be contacted for a personal interview once their application is complete.

Preferred Application Deadline: April 1 for Fall

International applicants should also read through this page for additional requirements.

All documents to be mailed should be sent directly to:

Office of Graduate Admission
1 Old Ferry Rd.
Bristol, RI 02809

For more information, or if you have questions about the application process please contact us at any time.