As the focus shifts toward college and career readiness standards in high schools across the country, educational success in the classroom reflects on the depth of instruction within the regulatory framework. With a focus on literacy coaches and reading specialists who empower classroom teachers as leaders and interventionists, GCU‛s online M.A. in reading for secondary education aligns with the standards of the International Reading Association, a global network committed to literacy. Graduates of the program may seek a reading endorsement but requirements do vary for each state.
This program requires practicum/field experience hours.
Accredited bachelor’s degree from a GCU-approved institution with a 2.8 GPA or higher
A current teaching license and/or evidence of a minimum of one year of teaching experience
Access to a K-12 classroom to complete the program assignments
Accreditation & Licensing
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
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