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MEd in Literacy and/or Reading Specialist Certification

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The Literacy and/or Reading Specialist Certification master of education program is for educators certified in teaching who desire graduate studies in reading and literacy theories, research, and instructional practices.

The MEd in Literacy requires the completion of 36 credits. Students may also receive a Reading Specialist Certification by completing 27 credits within the master’s program and passing the state Praxis exam.

This graduate degree is offered to educators who can demonstrate their ability as scholar/researchers. Students are expected to develop a comprehensive understanding of educational and literacy theory and practice at the graduate level, analyze and design research, and effectively implement methodologies for literacy instruction.

  • Professional Studies in Education Department
  • Davis Hall, Room 303
    570 South Eleventh Street
    Indiana, PA 15705-1080
  • Phone: 724-357-2400
  • Fax: 724-357-2961
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.