Master of Education in Reading
The University of Texas at Tyler

Program Details

The online Master of Education in Reading program prepares educators to become reading professionals, ready to serve schools and communities in three roles:  Reading Teachers, Reading Specialists, and Master Reading Teachers.  The curriculum teaches educators how to take on and solve important literacy challenges in their schools and communities and to put their knowledge into action when they are teaching or helping others develop reading curriculums.  
Courses include:

  • Language, Literacy, and Culture
  • Issues in Teaching of Literacy Using Children’s and Adolescent Literature
  • New & Emerging Media Literacies
  • Research Methods for the Behavioral Sciences
  • Teaching Disciplinary Literacy to Adolescents


  • All undergraduate and graduate transcripts
  • GRE scores – Can be waived if the last 60 hours GPA is 3.25 or higher or if the candidate has a previous master's degree with a GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Copy of teacher certification
  • Copy of teacher service record
  • Online admission interview

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Geographic Restrictions

The University of Texas at Tyler is not authorized to deliver online learning in Kansas, Minnesota, North Dakota, Oregon, and Pennsylvania.