Education Specialist in Reading Education
Georgia Southern University

Program Details

The online Education Specialist in Reading Education program is intended for those interested in pursuing graduate preparation beyond a master’s degree in the field of reading education for grades PreK-12.  Students complete content specific requirements in reading education as they apply and extend content knowledge and pedagogical skills through the examination of curriculum and instruction issues and research.  Students also explore teacher leadership opportunities and develop their leadership skills while developing skills in the use of technology.


  • Master's degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Possess or be eligible for a level five certificate
  • 3.25 or higher GPA on all graduate work attempted
  • Statement of purpose
  • Disclosure and Affirmation statements
  • Prerequisite Coursework: EDUF 7130 – Learning Theories and Applications and EDUR 7130 – Educational Research

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges