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The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Department of Bilingual and Literacy Studies

Edinburg, TX

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The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Overview

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley / Department of Bilingual and Literacy Studies is located in Edinburg, TX, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Education (M Ed) Reading and literacy Biliteracy
Master of Education (M Ed) Reading and literacy Adolescent literacy
Master of Education (M Ed) Reading and literacy Digital literacy
Master of Education (M Ed) Reading and literacy Reading specialist
Master of Education (M Ed) Bilingual education ESL
Master of Education (M Ed) Bilingual education Dual language

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 11

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
75
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 15th Not reported No
Spring deadline November 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in undergraduate coursework

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 15
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Faculty

17
Total faculty
Full-time - 17
Part-time - 0
Male (4)
Female (13)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Bilingual education, reading instruction, multicultural education, English as a second language
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1201 West University Drive
Edinburg, TX  78539
United States
Contact Dr. Janine M. Schall
Chair
Email: janine.schall@utrgv.edu
Phone: 956-665-5106

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