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Language, Literacy, & Sociocultural Studies M.A.

Application Deadlines

We have open enrollment for our MA Programs. Best consideration dates:

Summer Semester: March 15th
Fall Semester: March 15th
Spring Semester: October 15th

Always check with the department for the most up-to-date deadlines. Currently, as of February 2024, the deadlines published here are more up-to-date than those that are currently on the Office of Graduate Studies website. Contact Tina Aranda at  for any questions.

Degree Program: Language, Literacy and Sociocultural Studies
Degree: Master of Arts (M.A.)
Program Code: MA-LLSS

M.A. Concentrations

  • American Indian Education
  • Bilingual Education
  • Education Thought and Sociocultural Studies
  • Literacy/Language Arts
  • Teaching English as a Second Language (TESOL)

Department: Language, Literacy and Sociocultural Studies
Program: Language, Literacy and Sociocultural Studies


Language, Literacy, and Sociocultural Studies (LLSS) is a multidisciplinary program committed to:

  • The study of the social and political contexts of education.
  • Scholarly inquiry using qualitative, critical, and innovative research methodology.
  • Valuing differences of class, race, ethnicity, language, gender, sexual orientation, disability and age as sources of leadership and expertise.
  • Creating a community of educators devoted to social justice.

Program Requirements

Application Materials

Professional Licensure Disclosure

Our program has determined it meets professional licensure requirements in the state of New Mexico. It has not determined it meets professional licensure requirements in any other state.