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University of Georgia

Department of Language and Literacy Education

Athens, GA

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Overview

University of Georgia / Department of Language and Literacy Education is located in Athens, GA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Language and literacy education
Master of Education (M Ed) English education

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 43
Doctoral Degrees 15
Other Advanced Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

Evening/weekend programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

185
Applied
112
Accepted
42
Enrolled
61%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st Not reported Yes
Spring deadline November 15th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test or MAT
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Student Body

194
Total Graduate Students
48%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
51%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.03%
Black or African American 8.76%
White or Caucasian 67%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 0.52%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 0.52%
Unknown 5.67%

Gender

Male (17%)
Female (82%)

Faculty

15
Total faculty
Full-time - 15
Part-time - 0
Male (4)
Female (11)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Comprehension, critical literacy, literacy and technology, vocabulary instruction, content area reading
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 125/308A Aderhold Hall 7121
Athens, GA  30602
United States
Contact Dr. Mark A. Faust
Head
Email: mfaust@uga.edu
Phone: 706-542-4515
Fax: 706-542-4509