M.S. in Education with a Concentration in Literacy & Reading Education

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We are now accepting applications for our Fall 2019 hybrid* and online-only cohorts! Space is limited, so please submit your application materials by the July 1, 2019 deadline.

*Our hybrid courses meet on Monday evenings, and provide opportunity for candidates to engage face-to-face with professors and classmates.


Admission Requirements

  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution
  • Grade point average of at least 3.0 cumulative or last 60 semester units (applicants with a GPA between 2.5 and 3.0 may be conditionally admitted)
  • Good standing at the last college attended
  • Approved undergraduate major
  • California Single Subject, Multiple Subject, or Special Education teaching credential. (by completion of the program – Reading and Literacy Added Authorization  and Reading and Literacy Leadership Specialist Credentia only*)
  • Successful teaching experience (3 years) at elementary, secondary or college levels, or other approved experience (by completion of the program – Reading and Literacy Added Authorization and Reading and Literacy Leadership Specialist Credential only*)