Master of Education in Reading
In a rapidly changing society, literacy holds the key to success in the personal, professional, and civic lives of our children.
The MEd in Reading offers 2 tracks for educators who are interested in professional development: Reading Instruction and Reading Specialist.
The Reading Specialist track leads to a Virginia licensure endorsement as a Reading Specialist, with passage of the Reading for Virginia Educators Assessment.
See the curriculum at a glance for a comparison of the 2 tracks.
Our 36-hour program includes:
- Diagnosis, assessment, and remediation of reading problems
- Explicit reading and literature instruction
- Writing technology
- Research methodology
Dr. Susan Thompson
Associate Professor of Curriculum Instruction and Reading