The Master of Science in Education at Walden University is focused on enhancing educator effectiveness and student success. MSEd coursework explores beliefs and behaviors that contribute to a higher level of teacher performance, cultural and linguistic diversity, and the skills needed to adapt to various learning and language styles. Gain insight into building a supportive learning community that motivates and engages students. You can also learn how teachers can leverage data assessment to be instructional leaders.
Designed for licensed teachers, the Reading & Literacy specialization with a Reading K–12 Endorsement will enable you to build your skills in reading and literacy instruction. Through an exploration of reading research, theories, and practices, you will gain an understanding of how to diagnose reading difficulties with various assessments and plan effective reading and writing instruction for all students, including those who struggle with reading, those from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, and those who are academically gifted. Field experience opportunities allow you to apply your newfound knowledge in elementary, middle, and secondary settings.
Note: Individuals interested in a reading endorsement in states other than Minnesota may qualify for the endorsement by virtue of completing a state-approved endorsement program; however, individuals must review their state’s regulations to ensure the program meets all requirements, paying particular attention to any requirements specific to out-of-state program completers.
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Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Official College Transcript(s)
New York, Rhode Island