Master of Arts in Reading Education
Concordia University – Chicago

Program Details

The online Master of Arts in Reading Education program provides a theoretical and practical framework for literacy instruction and assessment.  The curriculum also provides students with the opportunity to develop skills and competencies that will be needed throughout their careers.  Graduates are prepared for careers as reading specialists or literacy coaches.


  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Official transcript from each institution through which a degree was earned
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Objective statement of goals

Note: Students with out-of-state licensure are welcome to enroll in the Reading Education program, but are not eligible for the Illinois Reading Specialist credential.

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission