Master of Education


with Reading Specialist Endorsement

Affordable Tuition


*if using financial aid

How to Pay
Online 33 credits * 2 years
Lowest online tuition rate in the state of Nebraska
Many M.Ed. programs reduced from 36 to 30 credit hours

Program Highlights & Benefits

Give students a lifelong love of reading and writing

Earn Master’s with the Reading and/or ESL Endorsement

Online & Asynchronous Format

No GRE or Entrance Exam Required


Current teachers who want to earn a Master of Education degree in Literacy w/ a Reading Specialist Endorsement.

What You Learn

Explore the applications and strategies you can incorporate into the classroom to teach students of all levels and abilities how to better their skills in reading and writing.

How You Learn

This is an online cohort. You will check in online to complete assignments and participate in online discussions and group activities. You will finish one 3 credit course every 8 weeks.

Career Outcomes

After you have earned your Master’s in Literacy, you can pursue a variety of careers within education. You can become a reading specialist, reading coach or reading curriculum specialist.

Courses Offered

Course NumberTitleCredits
EDUC 566*

Reading in Middle and Secondary Schools

EDUC 519*

Word Study: Decoding, Comprehension & Fluency

EDUC 565*

The Young Child: Language and Literacy Development

EDUC 622*

Teaching Writing in Grades PK-12

EDUC 594*

Research Evaluation and Design

EDUC 635*

Survey of Contemporary Literature from PK-12

EDUC 520*

Literacy Assessment and Intervention

PSY 511*

Psychological Foundations of Teaching and Learning

EDUC 630*

Preliminary Design and Processes for a Case Study

EDUC 631*

Creating a Case Study in Literacy

EDUC 625

Serving and Leading in Community and World

 Total Credit Hours:33

If you take an additional 15 credit hours, you can also earn the English as a Second Language Endorsement.

*Courses can be taken to earn a Reading Endorsement only