The complete Master of Education Reading Degree program is offered online. Reading Specialists serve in many positions such as central office administrators, campus reading specialists, supervisors of campus reading programs, language arts and reading curriculum designers, and private practitioners. Our reading program addresses reading instruction, the implementation of reading instruction, reading assessment, and language acquisition. It is delivered through Blackboard. All coursework requires approval of the major adviser and must be completed within six years.
Qualifications for certification as a Texas Reading Specialist for students admitted Fall 2019-present:
- Master’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education
- Valid Texas Teacher Certification
- Minimum of three years teaching experience in a TEA accredited school
- Score of 260 or higher on the TExES 151 Certify Teacher Practice Exam
Complete information regarding admissions, courses, and requirements may be found in the current University Catalog.