Master of Education in Reading Specialist
Concord University

Program Details

The Master of Education in Reading Specialist from Concord University is an online literacy program designed for licensed or license eligible teachers.  This program can also be used for re-certification by teachers or for greater specialization in the field.  The Master of Education program develops and enhances the student’s knowledge of the subject matter.  The Reading Specialist concentration focuses on enhancing your ability to teach literacy.  Courses are designed to cover the theories and beliefs that form the foundation for literacy instruction and to reinforce the need for sensitivity to learner differences.  Courses in this program include:

  • Foundations of Reading 
  • Reading & Writing in Content Areas 
  • Literacy Research and Instruction for Culturally Diverse Students 
  • Reading Assessment 
  • Reading and Language Arts Instruction for the 21st Century

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Concord University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.5 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent