Master of Science in Reading
Jackson State University

Program Details

The online Master of Science in Reading program prepares candidates to help students become successful in reading and literacy.  The curriculum prepares candidates to initiate methods of action research while utilizing technology to collect and analyze data extracted from formal and informal assessments while providing insight on utilizing individual and collective data to guide differentiate instruction.  Coursework provides expertise in diagnosing causes of reading deficiencies and prescribing developmentally appropriate methods and materials to optimize student success.


  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Official transcripts
  • 2.5 minimum GPA
  • PRAXIS scores
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Writing sample
  • Interview
  • Teaching license/certification

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges