Master of Science in Curriculum & Instruction / Reading Specialist
Kansas State University

Program Details

The online Master of Science in Curriculum and Instruction with a specialization in Reading Specialist program prepares participants to serve and positively impact children and young adults as reading specialists and provide support and intervention for struggling readers.  The curriculum prepares participants to expand literacy knowledge to individuals and educational institutions through literacy leadership and provides experience in teaching reading and differentiating instruction to provide support and intervention for readers at all levels.  As reading specialists, graduates will provide ongoing professional development as literacy leaders within schools.


  • Bachelor's degree with 3.0 minimum GPA in the final two years or approximately the last 60 credit hours
  • Statement of objectives
  • Three professional and/or academic references
  • Resume / CV
  • Transcript(s) from each institution attended
  • Proof of English proficiency (if applicable)
  • Program may require a teaching license

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission