Multicultural Literature for Children

The Master of Education in multicultural literature for children is a professional degree designed to meet the needs of certified teaching professionals desiring to enhance their knowledge of appropriate literature for children in the classroom.

The purpose of this degree is to provide information that will enable teachers to make careful, informed and sensitive choices from among the increasing number of books being published as multicultural literature and to prepare teachers to incorporate this knowledge into a holistic, global classroom. Multicultural literature is one of the most powerful components of a multicultural education curriculum, the underlying purpose of which is to help make our society a more equitable one.

Features of the Master of Education program in multicultural literature for children:

  • Attend classes offered in the evening and summertime
  • Complete a degree as a part-time or full-time student
  • Apply and begin in the summer, fall, or spring term
  • Quick admission as a non-degree student
  • Scholarship money for part-time and full-time students

For further information about the M.Ed. in multicultural literature, including an application, please complete the web inquiry form. Questions regarding the application process may be e-mailed directly to the Office of Graduate Admission at To contact the Department of Childhood Education and Literacy Chair/Professor, Dr. Teresa Young, please call 513-745-3384 or email