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Master of Arts in Education / Literacy P-12

Program Details

The online Master of Arts in Education with a focus in Literacy P-12 promotes the skill sets needed to help students struggling with reading and writing.  The program leads to certification as a Literacy Specialist P-12 and prepares educators to tackle school-wide literacy challenges while giving students a solid learning foundation.  Graduates find careers as reading specialists in grades P-12; reading and writing teachers in elementary, middle or high schools; reading coaches in grades P-12; and teacher leader educators.


  • Official transcripts from any and all colleges or universities previously attended
  • GRE scores

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)


Students who do not hold teacher certification in Kentucky should consult with their state's licensing agency to determine whether this program will meet their state's licensure requirements.