Reading - Domestic Students
The MEd degree in Reading is primarily for certified teachers interested in advanced studies in literacy learning, with emphasis on both developmental and remedial reading and writing instruction pre-kindergarten through grade 12. The MEd in Reading Program can lead to an All-Level Reading Certification and Master Reading Teacher Certification. The MS in Reading is primarily for certified teachers who seek a program that focuses their coursework on content directly related to the teaching of literacy and can lead to Master Reading Teacher Certification. The Master of Arts in Reading is primarily for certified teachers interested in literacy's role in the development of learning and can lead to Master Reading Teacher Certification. The major in reading prepares graduates for careers in both public and private educational settings in which the primary focus is on teaching, supervising, or directing literacy learning in developmental, remedial, and/or enrichment settings. A graduate with a major in reading should possess knowledge of the physiological and psychological growth of children, research literature in literacy learning, and in the ability to diagnose, prescribe, instruct, and evaluate learners in the area of listening, reading, speaking, writing, and other skills related to literacy.
Required Documents for Admission
- Valid teaching certificate or
- Passing PPR, ExCet, or TExES scores or
- Official GRE scores
Application Packet Submission Deadline:
Applications are accepted throughout the year.