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Master of Arts in Literacy Education

Program Details

West Virginia University offers an online Master of Arts in Literacy Education. This program curriculum helps students study literacy and reading strategies, techniques, and methods. The program is designed for reading professionals who are seeking for more education, and more experience in teaching children to read. After completing the degree, students will have a variety of careers available to them within literacy.


  • A bachelor's degree
  • A 2.75 GPA
  • A valid teaching certification
  • Official transcripts from all institutions attended

Accreditation & Licensing

Higher Learning Commission

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)


This professional graduate program leads to pre-K through adult reading specialist certification in West Virginia. Students living/teaching in other states should check their state's requirements to ensure transfer.