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Language, Reading & Culture (MA) 
Program Description

The M.A. (LRC) program focuses on the theory, research and practice in language, reading, writing and culture. Courses to satisfy the Arizona Department of Education SEI, Bilingual, and ESL Endorsements are included.

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
2 letters of recommendation
GPA 3.0
Resume or Vitae
TOEFL or IELTS (international applicants only)
Standardized Tests

Required test(s): TOEFL or IELTS (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: April 1
  • Spring: November 1
  • Summer: April 1

International Applicants:

  • Fall: April 1
  • Spring: September 15
  • Summer: March 1
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: 32 units
Core coursework:

Research (3 units): TLS 576, TLS 578, TLS 597R, or EDP 560
Major Core (6 units): TLS 504, TLS 505
Courses in Major (12-18 units)
Field Experience (6 units): TLS 525, TLS 526, TLS 557, TLS 578, TLS 693, TLS 694a or other approved courses.
Exit Options: Standard Exam, Portfolio, Scholarly Paper, Take-Home Exam, Master's Thesis, Exit Course

Other requirements:
Minor Requirements
The Academic Unit has not provided this information. 
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Last revised 13 Sep 2019