MS Ed – Reading and Literacy
Capella University

Program Details

Help students fall in love with books with this online MSEd in Reading & Literacy. You’ll learn to inspire K-12 students and get the tools to help them improve their reading comprehension and gain literacy confidence. At Capella, this program involves a practicum and is CAEP-accredited.
Courses you’ll likely take include:
  • Developing Fluent Readers
  • Sociocultural Context of Reading Instruction
  • Foundational Theories in Reading Instruction

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Capella University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

  • Higher Learning Commission:, 800.621.7440 
  • Capella University, Capella Tower, 225 South Sixth Street, Ninth Floor, Minneapolis, MN 55402, 1.888.CAPELLA (227.3552),

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Application Requirements

Additional Materials May Be Requested, Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • Applicants in this Specialization are required to complete the Minnesota Teacher Licensure Exam (MTLE), which is a requirement for licensure in the state of Minnesota. Students must complete the MTLE prior to enrolling in the practicum course.

Capella University’s Educator Preparation Provider (EPP) is accredited based on the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) Standards through 2024.

Restricted States

Arkansas, Kentucky