Nova Southeastern University

Abraham S. Fischler School of Education

Educational Specialist in Reading Education


3301 College Avenue

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ed Specialist in Reading Education

Format: Online

Program Description:

The educational specialist degree program with a specialization in reading education prepares educators in scientifically-based research, reading disorders, and literacy issues for elementary, middle and high school grade levels. This specialization provides educators with the skills to develop curriculum and assess, evaluate, and instruct students in reading, including reading in the content areas. Course content is research based and infuses best practices in education. Coursework for the reading education specialization is available online and at many of the university’s Student Educational Centers throughout the state of Florida. The online delivery option allows students to receive and submit coursework and interact with participants and professors via the Internet. The site-based delivery option allows students to take classes in the evenings. The distance delivery option allows busy professionals to complete their degrees without having to leave their jobs or travel long distances.


Nova Southeastern University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097: Telephone number 404-679-4501) to award associate's, bachelor's, master's, specialist, and doctoral degrees. Nova Southeastern University was first accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) as Nova University in 1971.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Loans Offered: NSU's Office of Student Financial Aid administers federal, state, institutional, and private financial aid programs. For assistance with financial aid, students should contact the Financial Aid Office. NSU FAFSA Code: 001509.

Locale: Large Suburb

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