Master of Arts in Reading, Language & Literacy
California State University-San Marcos

Program Details

The online Master of Arts in Reading, Language & Literacy program connects theory and practice to prepare teachers for the modern, Common Core centric classroom, where every teacher is a literacy coach.  The curriculum provides advanced preparation in reading and language arts assessment and instruction, along with a strong foundation in theory and research in the teaching of reading and writing in the PreK-12 educational system.  Graduates are prepared to work within diverse settings, maximizing learning for diverse student populations.


  • Conferred Bachelors Degree from Accredited university
  • A minimum undergraduate grade point average of 2.5
  • Verification of a Valid and Cleared Basic Teaching Credential
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Two letters of recommendation

School Accreditation Statement

WASC Senior College and University Commission

Restricted States

Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, West Virginia