Programs

Degrees

Explore the various degree programs in Literacy Studies.

Reading Endorsement (Online)

The Reading Endorsement is a series of five online courses that provide an in-depth view of reading research, theory, and the application of sound and current scientific research. The Reading Endorsement courses meet the needs of certified K-12 teachers who want to expand upon their certification with expertise in reading instruction.

Master of Arts in Reading (Online)

The MA in Reading is a distinctive online program designed to prepare expert literacy educators and effective literacy leaders. Through interactive and engaging online technologies, students will expand their knowledge of global literacies, explore disciplinary literacy practices, develop critical literacies, and advance their digital and media literacy competencies.

Educational Specialist Reading/Language Arts

The Educational Specialist in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Reading/Language Arts Education is a hybrid program focused on the advanced study of literacy processes within a digital and global society. The program includes a combination of online and face-to-face courses that enable students to pursue leadership roles as literacy coaches, curriculum specialists, and literacy educators in a variety of school and out-of-school setti

Doctor of Philosophy in Literacy Studies

The Ph.D. with a concentration in Literacy Studies (face-to-face) prepares research scholars with expertise in literacy processes, literacy instruction, and literacy teacher education. The program features in-depth exploration of theory and research, apprenticeship learning of various research methodologies, the development of personalized strands of research, and a mentored residency experience in literacy teacher education.