Program Overview

The Master of Education in Reading Education is a 30 credit hour program that qualifies graduates for the Masters/Advanced competencies “M” license in K-12 reading education.

Who would benefit from this program?

  • Classroom teachers and aspiring literacy specialists who are interested in improving instructional programs and practices that promote literacy among all learners.
  • Licensed teachers in any field and any grade level interested in literacy. The program is relevant to all areas of the K-12 curriculum. 

What can I expect to learn in this program?
The program prepares graduates who:

  1. understand the theoretical and evidence-based foundations of reading and writing processes and instruction;
  2. use instructional approaches, materials and an integrated, comprehensive, balanced curriculum to support student learning in reading and writing;
  3. use a variety of assessment tools and practices to plan and evaluate effective reading and writing instruction;
  4. create and engage their students in literacy practices that develop awareness, understanding, respect, and a valuing of differences and diversity in our society;
  5. demonstrate, and facilitate professional learning and leadership as a career-long effort and responsibility by serving as a resource to educate teachers, administrators, and the community.