Master of Education (MEd)

Advanced Literacy

with Reading Specialist Certification

Affordable Tuition


*if using financial aid

How to Pay
Online 30 major credits * 2 years
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Program Highlights & Benefits

100% online programs

2 year or less completion time, including holiday breaks

No GRE or admission tests

Professors and Advisors readily available

What You Learn

The Advanced Literacy program prepares teachers for literacy instruction at early childhood, elementary, middle school or high school levels, which leads to becoming Texas certified as a reading specialist after passing the Reading Specialist Exam.

How You Learn

Online: This program is an online cohort.  Every semester, you will complete two 8-week courses.  Following this schedule, you will finish the program in six semesters.  A 16-week case study is required.

Career Outcomes

Upon completion of the program, students will earn a Master of Education degree in Advanced Literacy and be prepared to sit for the Reading Specialist Certification Exam.

Degree Requirements

MED 5309Differentiated Instruction & Learning Theory3
MED 5308Ethics & Leadership in Education3
MED 5303Curriculum Design and Practice3
MED 5305The Classroom Teacher as Researcher3
LTC 5330Language Acquisition and Emergent Literacy3
LTC 5333Literature and Literacy3
LTC 5338Reading and Literacy Programs3
LTC 5331Reading and Writing across the Curriculum3
LTC 5339Evaluation and Diagnosis of Literacy Needs3
LTC 5336Literacy Improvement and Remediation-Case Study3
 Total Credit Hours:30


Please Note:

While the chart above lists each of the courses that make up the MEd degree for informational purposes, this is not an official class schedule, and is subject to change.