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Ideal for those who already possess a teaching license and for professionals seeking additional credentials, our M.Ed. in Reading program provides students with a graduate degree that enhances the teaching of literacy, including reading, writing, speaking, viewing and language development for all populations. The curriculum covers a variety of teaching strategies and assessments that emphasize current, research-based best practices reflecting state literacy standards.

Designed by practicing professionals, the Master's in Education in Reading is an online program. This program is designed to be a fast-paced online program for current educators.

Licensed educators are eligible to receive a 10% preferred tuition discount for all teacher education courses. Contact an admissions counselor at 800.944.7667 for details.

The M.Ed. in Reading has three distinct program options, two of which result in a Colorado Licensure Endorsement in Reading:

  • Reading M.Ed., Non-Endorsement: Any licensed teacher is eligible for this track. Since this program is online, teachers can reside in any state. This program option does not require a practicum; instead, students complete a final capstone project.

Total Degree Requirements: 30 credit hours

  • Required courses: 27 credit hours
  • Capstone course requirement: 3 credit hours

Printable Fact Sheet: To download a printable fact sheet with details about required classes, admissions requirements, and start dates, please visit our fact sheet library. Please note: The best source for the most current information is an admissions counselor.

Program Requirements

Required Courses (27 credit hours)

EDRG 602 Reading and Writing Connections
EDRG 603  Emergent Literacy
EDRG 604 Literacy for the Diverse Learner
EDRG 606 Reading Assessment and Intervention
EDRG 608 Evidence-Based Reading Techniques for Dyslexia
EDRG 635 Reading Strategies for the Secondary Student
EDRG 640 Organization and Management of School Literacy Programs
EDRG 644 Teaching Reading and Writing
EDRG 653  Literacy for Students with Special Needs 

Capstone (M.Ed Degree Only - 3 credit hours)

EDRG 697 Capstone in Literacy

Practicum (M.Ed with Reading Teacher Endorsement - 3 credit hours)

EDRG 694 Reading Teacher Practicum

Practicum (M.Ed with Reading Specialist Endorsement - 3 credit hours)

EDRG 695 Reading Specialist Practicum
TOTAL DEGREE REQUIREMENTS: 30 credit hours

Please note: For official program requirements based on academic year, please refer to the academic catalog.

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How to Apply

Take the next step towards receiving a values-based education at Regis University by visiting the Admissions Portal to learn more about application deadlines, checklists and requirements. For specific admissions requirements, see the fact sheet applicable to your program. 

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Tuition

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Related Degrees

Reading Specialist Endorsement

This Colorado Teacher Licensure Endorsement is available for licensed teachers in Colorado only. This program option requires completion of all Reading M.Ed. course work and university-supervised practicum; which in most cases, can be completed in the teacher's own classroom.

Reading Teacher Endorsement 

This Colorado Teacher Licensure Endorsement is available for licensed teachers in Colorado and Wyoming only. This program option requires completion of all Reading M.Ed. course work and a university-supervised practicum; which in most cases, can be completed in the teacher's own classroom.