Lewis University

College of Education

Reading and Literacy


One University Parkway

Shorewood, IL 60404

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Reading Teacher Endorsement, M.A. - Education (Type 10)M.Ed. - Curriculum and Instruction: Reading Teacher Endorsement

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The master's degree in Reading and Literacy leads to a Standard Specialist Certificate in Reading (K-12). Course work includes methods of teaching reading, content area reading, evaluation/diagnosis/remediation, comprehensive instruction, literature for students K-12, and clinical and laboratory practicum experiences.


All teacher education programs are approved for entitlement by the Illinois State Board of Education in conjunction with the Illinois State Teacher Certification Board. In addition, the College of Education has earned NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education) accreditation.

International Student Requirements:

If you're an international student and English is not your first language, certify your proficiency in reading and writing English. Your score on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) should be in the 65th percentile for your nationality group, or higher.

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: MA-39 End- 24

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $575 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Loans Offered: Loans are available for those who qualify. Applicants are encouraged to apply for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Lewis University FAFSA School Code: 001707.

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 0-999

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