University of Minnesota

College of Education and Human Development

Literacy Education


Stem Cell Institute

6-125 Jackson Hall, 321 Church Street SE

Twin Cities, MN 55455

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Certificate in teaching writing and critical literacy, Doctor of philosophy (Ph.D.) in education, curriculum and instructionliteracy track, Master of education/professional studies in literacy education;Master of arts (M.A.) in education, curriculum and instructionliteracy track

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The University of Minnesota literacy education program has traditionally been one of the strongest in the country. Early leaders included Guy Bond and Robert Dykstra, principal investigators for the U.S. Office of Education's "Cooperative Research Program in First-Grade Reading Instruction;" and Ted Clymer, founding editor of Reading Research Quarterly.


Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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