University of West Florida

College of Education and Professional Studies

Reading Education, M.Ed.


11000 University Pkwy

Pensacola, FL 32514

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Reading Education, M.Ed.

Format: Online

Program Description:

The Master of Education in Reading (M.Ed.) is designed to enhance the professional skills and knowledge of educators as well as transition into specialized areas of reading leadership within the schools and district-level positions. This degree also prepares graduates for work in the private and nonprofit sectors in positions such as consultants in the publishing industry, reading tutors, and program coordinators. The Reading Education Master's Degree is an innovative, educational program that links literacy research to practical classroom practices. This 36-semester hour program is offered online, nationwide as an advanced degree program for credentialed teachers. The curriculum for the program is based on the International Reading Association standards, which also encompass the Florida Department of Education Reading Endorsement and certification requirements. Upon program completion, candidates are encouraged to add the Reading Endorsement/Certification to their teaching certificate. The program is approved for both the K-12 Reading Endorsement and Reading Certification by the Florida Department of Education.


The University of West Florida is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association. The College of Professional Studies is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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