Master of Education in Reading Education
East Tennessee State University

Program Details

ETSU’s Master of Education in Reading Education prepares educators to enhance the reading and literacy of children and adults. This online graduate program covers oral language competencies, reading, and writing.

Candidates for this program must be practicing licensed teachers. Alternatively, those with at least three years of classroom experience who aspire to specialist licensure also benefit from this program.

Designed for working teachers, this program prepares graduates for leadership roles. Many accept positions as special reading teachers. Other roles include:

  • Program coordinators
  • Reading specialists
  • Literacy coaches
  • Reading supervisors

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation & Licensing

East Tennessee State University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Applicants seeking endorsement will need to have a valid teaching license