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Program/Degree
Language, Reading & Culture (PHD) 
Program Description

The Ph.D. (LRC) degree prepares individuals to pursue research and scholarly careers in language, literacy, biliteracy, and multicultural education. This program includes a strong interdisciplinary emphasis.

 
Department/Academic Unit(s)

Teaching, Learning and Sociocultural Studies -

 
College
College of Education  
Campus where offered
Main Campus - Tucson  
Contacts
Admissions Contact
Adriana Garibay Miramontez
520-621-1311
Graduate Program Coordinator
Adriana Garibay Miramontez
520-621-1311
Director of Graduate Studies
Marcy B Wood
520-621-1700
Graduate College Degree Counselor
Lori D'Anna
520-621-9227
 
Tuition and Fees
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Admissions Information

Admissions Requirements

GRE or MAT (no minimum within five years of application) - for Ed.S., Ed.D. or Ph.D. applicants only
2 letters of recommendation
Resume or Vitae
Statement of Purpose

 
Standardized Tests

Required test(s): GRE,MAT
Required GRE Subject tests:
Recommended tests:
Recommended GRE Subject tests:
Minimum GRE Verbal:
Minimum GRE Quantitative:
Minumum GRE Written:
Minimum MAT:
Minimum TOEFL: 79
Minimum IELTS: 7

 
Financial Aid

Teaching Assistantships
Fellowships
Registration Scholarships
Tuition Scholarships

 
Admissions Deadlines

Domestic Applicants:

  • Fall: January 17

International Applicants:

  • Fall: January 17
 
International Conditional Admission
International applicants will not be considered for conditional admission by this program.
Other Information
The GRE Institution Code for The University of Arizona is 4832
ETS Major Field Code(s) for this program: 3901, 3902, 3904, 3905

Degree Specifics

Degree Requirements

Minimum credits: 72
Core coursework:
Language requirements: English proficiency is one of the conditions for admission for all applicants whose native language is not English. Applicants must submit a minimum TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score of 550 paper based (PB), 79 internet based (iBT), or IELTS (International English Language Testing System) composite score of 7 (no subject area below a 6). Individual departments may require a higher score and may have minimum score requirements by test module that must be met to qualify for admission.

Applicants may request, the Educational Testing Service (ETS) to send an official TOEFL score report directly to The University of Arizona. Contact TOEFL Services to request the mailing of your score report. The University of Arizona institution code is 4832.
Other requirements:

 
Minor Requirements

Minimum credits: 12

 
Student Handbook
https://www.coe.arizona.edu/sites/coe/files/lrc_doctoral_handbook_final_v._3_6_2015.pdf  

Program StatisticsInformation about these numbers

Program-level Information
Application Acceptance Rate 88%
Med. Time-to-degree (years) 5.25
 
Department-level Information
Enrollment Percent Male 22%
Enrollment Percent Female 78%
Enrollment Percent International 18%
Enrollment Percent URM 46%

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Last revised 09 Nov 2016