Master of Arts in Reading (Online)

Admission Requirements

MA in Reading for Certified Teachers

The online MA in Reading (Option II) program is designed for outstanding educators in K-12 classrooms who are interested in expanding their knowledge of literacy research, promoting excellence in teaching, developing coaching skills, advancing their media literacy skills, and adding Reading Education to their State of Florida certificate.

Students have two options based on their background and future goals. 

First-time or transferring graduate applicants must have the following:

For International Students: All applicants whose native language is other than English or who have earned a degree from an institution outside the United States must meet the University requirements relative to international graduate admission, (e.g., TOEFL scores, etc.).

In addition to these university requirements, applicants to the College of Education must provide the following:

Masters in Reading/Literacy Studies

The online MA in Reading (Option III) is designed for individuals interested in non-school applications for professional literacy expertise. This option focuses on literacy in different fields and professions, focusing on the ways in which literacy is used in specialized ways. This course sequence also focuses on literacy teaching and learning in out-of-school contexts.

First-time or transferring graduate applicants must have the following:

For International Students: All applicants whose native language is other than English or who have earned a degree from an institution outside the United States must meet the University requirements relative to international graduate admission, (e.g., TOEFL scores, etc.).

In addition to these university requirements, applicants to the College of Education must provide the following:

Application Process

The application must be submitted with the FACTS Online Graduate Application. Please visit the USF Graduate Admissions website for complete admissions procedures.

Application Deadlines

There is an established University deadline for the submission of application materials.

DOMESTIC STUDENTS

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

How to Register and Begin Courses

To register (after admission), go to the Graduate School website then click on the link for Registering for Classes. 

To begin classes, students must obtain a USF NetID and access the learning management system (Canvas).

 For further details, visit the class preparation page on the USF Information Technology website.