M.S. in Literacy and Reading Education

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We are now accepting applications for our Spring 2023 online cohort. We review and accept applications on a rolling basis until all seats are filled. Therefore, we recommend that you apply before the priority deadline of November 1, 2022 and final deadline of December 1, 2022. Please note that all official trancripts must be receive by December 1, 2022.


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). The application review process allows us to consider experiences, attributes and other academic metrics as well as the value an applicant would contribute to learning and teaching. If you do not currently meet the minimum GPA requirements, we still encourage you to submit an application.
  • Good standing at the last college attended
  • Approved undergraduate major

If you are an International Student, please be sure to seek advisement from International Student Services. International Student ServicesOpens in new window provides advising to international students on F or J status on immigration, personal, social and cultural matters.