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Applicants to the Master of Arts in Literacy Education program must hold a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and must hold a valid Teaching Certificate. While application materials do not need to be sent in one complete package, a complete application to this graduate program includes the following required materials:

  • Completed online application
  • $50 application fee
  • Personal Statement (Topic given in application)
  • Official and original transcripts from all undergraduate institutions attended
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • Copy of valid Teaching Certificate
  • Résumé
  • The GRE is not required for admission

Applicants must also undergo a personal interview; please contact Lisa Benjamino in the office of the Dean of the School of Education at (401) 254-3309 to schedule an interview after you have submitted all your application materials to the Office of Graduate Admissions.

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.