Online Ph.D. in Literacy Curriculum

St. John's University's online Ph.D. in Literacy program incorporates a holistic focus on addressing the needs of at-risk learners. This 42-credit hour program includes research, literacy, and concentration courses that are completed prior to a dissertation project that on average takes one year of time, which requires continuous enrollment until completion.The Ph.D. curriculum includes:

  • Core literacy courses: 18 credit hours
  • Research core courses: 15 credit hours
  • Specialization courses: 9 credit hours
  • Dissertation supervision required each semester until you graduate

Students may choose from one of two specializations. Read the specific courses below or click on a specialization title to learn more:

Core Literacy Courses

Research Core Courses

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Concentration

Literacy Specialization

Plus, one below for the Literacy Specialization

Advance your literacy career with an online Ph.D. from St. John’s University. Contact us at 844-393-1677 or Request More Information today!