Academic Programs

Welcome to the Department of Literacy and Reading Education.  Work, study, and learn with our nationally and internationally recognized faculty.  The Department offers a diverse array of graduate and undergraduate courses. 

Graduate Programs

Our graduate programs are designed to develop educators' expertise in literacy education through coursework, leadership and fieldwork experiences required to obtain the Master's degree, Reading and Literacy Added Authorization and Literacy and Reading Leadership Specialist Credential. 

The Department of Literacy & Reading Education offers the following graduate programs.

100% Online Program

Our asynchronous, structured 15-week semester format provides a flexible schedule to pursue your graduate degree. All courses include weekly online engagement with cohort peers, a dedicated faculty member with weekly office hours, and several opportunities to meet synchronously during the semester.

Hybrid Online Program

This blended program is a balance of online and in-person learning. The hybrid cohort meets once a week on Mondays from 4:30-7:30pm on the CSUF campus.  The hybrid model is subject to student interest/enrollment. For more information please contact Patty Park before you apply for the hybrid program. (657) 278-3497 or pattypark@fullerton.edu

Undergraduate Program

The Department also offers a Minor in Literacy Education. This interdisicplinary minor provides students with knowledge of literacy development, literacy research, practice in critical thinking, and exposure to multiculltural literature relevant to understanding the experiences of diverse groups in society. For more information, please consult the University Catalog on the Minor in Literacy Education.