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Language, Reading & Culture (EDS) 
Program Description

The Ed.S. (LRC) degree provides a vehicle for training specialists who wish to prepare themselves for leadership roles in reading or bilingual/ESL education, and those seeking advanced academic preparation in these areas.

Department/Academic Unit(s)

Teaching, Learning and Sociocultural Studies -

College of Education  
Campus where offered
Main Campus - Tucson  
Admissions Contact
Adriana G. Miramontez
Graduate Program Coordinator
Adriana G. Miramontez
Director of Graduate Studies
Sanlyn Rebecca Buxner
Graduate College Degree Counselor
Guadalupe Estrella
Tuition and Fees
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Please refer to the UA Registrar's's Office Special Course Fees for up-to-date information about special course fees. 

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
English Proficiency (international applicants only)
Standardized Tests

Required test(s): GRE or MAT, English Proficiency (international applicants only)

English proficiency is one of the conditions for admission for all applicants whose native language is not English. Please see the following link for acceptable English Proficiency Credentials:

The University of Arizona institution code is 4832.


Financial Aid

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

Completion Requirements

Degree Requirements

Minumum credits: 60
Core coursework:

LRC Seminars (3 units): TLS 696, TLS 795, TLS 796
Supervised Field Experiences or Teacher Research (6 units): TLS 525, TLS 526, TLS 576, TLS 578, TLS 693, TLS 694a
Supporting Coursework (24-30 units)
Electives (3-6 units): Optional, but no more than 6 graduate units outside the Department.
Written Project or Action Research (1-6 units): TLS 900

Other requirements:
Minor Requirements
The Academic Unit has not provided this information. 
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Last revised 04 Dec 2018