Master of Science in Education / Reading Specialist
Jacksonville State University

Program Details

The online MS in Education / Reading Specialist degree program from Jacksonville State University leads to eligibility for a fifth-year (master's) teacher certification in reading specialist (P-12). Courses cover topics such as:

  • Teaching Reading in Early Childhood Education
  • Teaching Language Arts
  • Literacy Theory & Practice
  • Intervention Strategies for Reading Instruction
  • Assessment in Elementary Education
  • Psychological Principles of Learning 


  • Bachelor's degree
  • Official transcripts
  • Three letters of recommendation 
  • Resume/CV
  • GRE/GMAT scores

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges