The master of science (M.S.) degree program in education with a specialization in reading education at the Fischler College of Education focuses on the areas of literacy and language arts. This specialization helps provide educators with the skills to develop curriculum, and assess, evaluate, and instruct students in literacy. Course content for the master’s degree in reading education is research based and infuses scientifically based evidence of best practices in reading. It is designed to strengthen the relationship between theory and instructional practice, and to deepen professional knowledge and skills to provide effective literacy instruction for all students.
Official transcript indicating conferral of a bachelor's degree by a regionally accredited institution
A 2.5 minimum cumulative GPA required
Accreditation & Licensing
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
The Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) now administers both NCATE and TEAC accreditation. Current accreditation status under NCATE and TEAC for education programs will continue through the accreditation term, during which they will be CAEP Eligible.
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