Master - Teaching: Reading Education

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If you're looking for the opportunity to build your skills in literacy education for K-12 students, you may be interested in Northcentral University's Master of Arts in Teaching program with a specialization in Reading Education. Learn more about this online master's degree program here.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

Northcentral University's Master of Arts in Teaching program with a specialization in Reading Education helps educators prepare to develop literary proficiency in K-12 students. Courses explore topics in the foundations of literacy development, curriculum development, assessments, and influences in literacy acquisition. Foundation courses cover strategies for working with diverse students and current technologies used in the classroom. The program concludes with a capstone course.

What Are the Prerequisites?

You must have already completed a bachelor's degree program and a teacher certification program before enrolling in Northcentral University's Master of Arts in Teaching with a specialization in Reading Education program. You should also enjoy working with kids and love reading.

What Are the Course Requirements?

You will be required to complete 33 credits to earn Northcentral University's Master of Education with a specialization in Reading Education (which includes nine credits for the successful completion of the required alternative certification).

Courses for a Master of Arts in Teaching with a specialization in Reading Education

Course NumberCourse Title
Required Courses
MAT 5001 Foundations of Teaching and Learning
MAT 5002Planning and Presenting Instruction for Diverse Learners
MAT 5003Diversity, Inclusion and Exceptional Learners
MAT 5004Technology for the 21st Century Classroom
Specialization Courses
RDG 5003Vocabulary Instruction and Development for PK12
RDG 5004Reading Comprehension Instruction and Development: Skills and Strategies for PK12
RDG 5005Assessment of Reading and Writing Proficiency for PK12
Capstone Course
MAT 5005 Capstone for Teachers

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

The Master of Arts in Teaching with a specialization in Reading Education program is designed to prepare you for a teaching career where you help students work on their literacy skills. Some of the positions you could pursue include:

  • K-12 Teacher
  • Reading Specialist
  • Language Arts Teacher
  • Reading Tutor
  • Reading Consultant