Master of Arts in Reading Instruction
Loyola Marymount University

Program Details

The online MA in Reading Instruction degree program from Loyola Marymount University is designed to provide candidates with professional competencies and skills to more effectively teach and promote literacy skills at the elementary and secondary school levels. Graduates are prepared to:

  • Work collaboratively in a student-centered environment
  • Be professionals who act to value and respect all individuals
  • Promote social justice and cultural responsiveness
  • Integrate theory and practice
  • Develop moral, intellectual, responsible, and caring leadership skills


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0, or a 3.05 in the last 60 undergraduate units, or a 3.0 in at least 9 graduate units
  • Statement of intent
  • 2 Letters of recommendation
  • Technology Requirement Form
  • Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended
  • Interview with Program Director/Assistant Director

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission