University of North Dakota

College of Education and Human Development

Reading Education


University Ave

Grand Forks, ND 58202

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S.; M.Ed.

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Science, Reading Education program prepares literacy specialists and classroom teachers in reading/language arts and leadership. Graduates possess specialized knowledge about how to work with readers who have diverse needs. Systematic reflection on instruction and assessment practice that aims to promote reading development for all learners is emphasized. Students in the program will: •Learn to use the foundations of literacy to create a literate environment for literacy learning by diverse learners in a variety of literacy learning settings. •Gain knowledge of literacy curriculum that is learner and literature based. •Learn to use constructivist assessments and instructional practices in a variety of literacy learning settings, e.g., Title I classroom. •Understand methods to assess, diagnose, and evaluate readers and writers. •Use systematic study of practice to lead positive changes in literacy teaching and learning.


UND is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. UND also holds many special accreditation's at the college, department, or program level.

International Student Requirements:

All graduate applicants must demonstrate academic-level proficiency with the English language before they will be considered for admission. This requirement must be met by all applicants, regardless of citizenship, residency, or nation of birth. No applicants will be considered for admission until the English Language Proficiency is met. Please refer to the Academic Catalog for ways in which this requirement can be met.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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