Saint Xavier University

School of Education

Reading (MA plus Type 10 certification)


3700 West 103rd Street

Chicago, IL 60655

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Reading (MA plus Type 10 certification)

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Graduate Education programs at Saint Xavier University provide courses of study that prepare certified teachers to assume responsibilities of leadership and service. Upon completion of the degree, graduates may pursue positions as developmental reading specialists, reading clinicians, reading consultants, and instructors in city or community colleges or workplace reading programs. The Masters Degree program in Reading is designed with the full-time teacher in mind. Classes are scheduled in the evening hours throughout the calendar year. Completion of this program, passing state tests, and a minimum of two years teaching experience may lead to the State of Illinois Type 10 Reading Specialist Certificate. For answers to commonly asked questions, please visit our Reading program FAQ page. The program is offered in the cohort model only at the Chicago Campus and Orland Park Campus.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 36

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 624.00 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Loans Offered: We offer a variety of federal, state, and institutional financial aid programs. Each program has specific student eligibility requirements. In general, students must be formally enrolled as degree-seeking and for a minimum number of credit hours.

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 0-999

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