Saint Leo University

Master of Education: Reading


33701 State Road 52

Saint Leo, FL 33574

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Education: Reading

Format: Online

Program Description:

The M.Ed. Reading concentration is designed for certified teachers who want to develop advanced skills in literacy teaching, and earn their State of Florida reading specialist certification and reading endorsement.

You’ll learn how to implement an integrated language arts program, assess literacy levels and apply current research and instructional approaches to improve students’ reading and writing skills.

Why choose a master's degree in Reading at Saint Leo?

In the 36 credit-hour M.Ed. Reading program, you will hone your teaching skills in reading instruction through studying:

  • Curriculum development theory, research and policy
  • Instructional and assessment strategies
  • Integration of reading and writing
  • Reading theory and recommended practice in K-12 educational environments
  • Applied linguistics, cross-cultural communication, and second language acquisition
  • Assessment measures to determine students' literacy levels in elementary and secondary schools
  • Diagnosing, prescribing and implementing reading plans for improvement
  • Educational research in policymaking

Saint Leo has built a solid reputation in the educational community for our quality programs that produce tomorrow's leaders in the classroom. In 2011, Saint Leo’s Education department was named a national finalist for the Distinguished Program in Teacher Education Award. Our instructors are current practitioners in the field of school administration and regular presenters at national and international conferences.


Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Facts & Figures

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $422 Military / $422 Civilian

Classification: Master's College or University II

Loans Offered: Stafford Loans Available. Saint Leo FAFSA Code: 001526.

Locale: Fringe Rural Area

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