Master of Arts in Education / Reading Leadership (Licensure)
Western State Colorado University

Program Details

Western State Colorado University offers an online Master of Arts degree in Education with a Reading Leadership emphasis. Students of this program focus on implement and evaluating reading and literacy programs. This career path is applicable to professionals at a classroom level or a school or district level. Graduates will be prepared to provide professional guidance to teachers and instructors on their reading programs.

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Mostly Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Western State Colorado University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent, Criminal Background Check

Additional Info

  • Requires on-campus, five-day orientation 
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the content area you'd like to teach by either: passing a Praxis Subject Assessment OR holding a degree in the content area OR provide transcript evaluation that shows you have taken 24 semester hours of college coursework in your endorsement area
  • If seeking to complete alternative teacher licensing, must secure full-time teaching position