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Master of Science in Education / Literacy

Program Details

Missouri State University offers an online Master of Science in Education with a specialization in Literacy. Students will learn about teaching reading, while also preparing to receive the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Special Reading Teacher Certification for grades K-12.


  • Official transcripts of all undergraduate course work
  • Letter of intent
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Appropriate teacher certificate or eligibility for certification by a state or national board
  • Minimum 3.00 GPA for courses taken in undergraduate study

Accreditation & Licensing

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

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation