MEd in Multicultural Literature

They say globalization is making our world grow smaller. Teachers who study Multicultural Literature for Children know it's really making our lives much richer by exposing our children to a wealth of literature from a broad and increasingly diverse variety of different cultures.


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This Program

real-world learning

30 credit hours are required for the master's degree consisting of 9 hours in core courses plus 21 hours of concentration course electives.


Students completing their studies for the degree take a comprehensive exam covering all areas of children's multicultural literature and storytelling and its impact on the elementary classroom and global society.


Licensed teachers who want to add the Ohio Reading Endorsement may pursue it separately or at the same time as the MEd.

Multicultural Literature Program Design

  • Multicultural Literature for Children enables teachers to carefully choose and incorporate multicultural literature into a holistic, global classroom. It is one of the most powerful components of a multicultural education curriculum, which strives to make our society more equitable.
  • The coursework focuses on the diversity of literature written for children.
  • Courses include Advanced Children's Literature, Storytelling as a Cultural Craft, Writing & Publishing for Children, and Analysis of Children's Literature in a Global Society.

Core education courses are offered at five Cincinnati area locations, making it even easier for students to take courses. The locations include:

  • Covington Catholic High School in Northern Kentucky.
  • Middletown Fenwick High School north of Xavier.
  • Wilmington High School, northeast of Xavier.
  • Oak Hills High School west of Xavier.
  • Amelia Middle School east of Xavier.
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