Master of Education with a major in Reading Instruction

University of West Georgia
Degree Level Masters
Total Credit Hours 30
Per Credit Hour Cost $312.00

Program Description

"The Master of Education in Reading Instruction is a graduate degree program housed in the Department of Literacy and Special Education in the College of Education at the University of West Georgia. This degree is offered to educators certified in teaching who desire graduate studies in literacy theories, research, and instructional practices. The Reading program is fully online and consists of 30 credit hours. The program is designed for the needs of practicing professionals, and are based on the standards of the International Literacy Association and National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education. Students learn strategies for developing an awareness that speaking, listening, reading, and writing are interrelated and how these skills impact a child's literacy development.

The program meets the Standards for Literacy Professionals as developed by the International Literacy Association. While not a requirement to graduate, passing the appropriate GACE exams qualifies on to have Literacy Specialist added to the teaching certificate."

Admissions Information

Program Specific Admittance Guidelines

  • 2.7 GPA
  • T4 clear and renewable Teaching Certificate, or the equivalent in your state
  • 3 years of teaching experience