M.S. in Literacy and Reading Education

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M.S. in Literacy and Reading Education

Ranked #4 in the U.S., our national- and state-accredited Masters in Literacy and Reading Education program offers an outstanding educational experience, affordable tuition, and a flexible schedule. Designed for working educators, the 100% online or hybrid M.S. degree will elevate your knowledge of best practice and enhance your leadership skills as you prepare to advance your career as a professional literacy leader.     

We invite you to be a part of a collaborative cohort in our innovative, practical program.

Our graduates have found professional success and personal reward as:

  • reading specialists

  • district literacy specialists

  • professional development consultants

  • literacy coordinators

  • community college professors

  • literacy specialists in publishing and industry

  • private clinicians



Candidates earn their MS in Literacy and Reading Education and complete coursework for advanced certifications from CTC (Reading and Literacy Added Authorization and Literacy and Reading Specialist Credential) in a 30 unit program. Program can be completed 100% Online.

For more information on coursework, please consult the section in the University Catalog.

For information on applying to the MS in Literacy and Reading Education, please visit the MS in Literacy and Reading Education Admissions page.

We are now accepting applications for our Spring 2023 online and hybrid cohorts. Applications are accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis until all seats are filled. It is highly recommended to apply before the  priority deadline of November 1, 2022 to guarantee a seat. Regular deadline is December  1, 2022.

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