University of Texas-Pan American

M.Ed. in Reading and Literacy


1201 West University Drive

1201 W. University Drive

Edinburg, TX 78539

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.Ed. in Reading and Literacy

Format: Campus

Program Description:

This degree is for pre-K through grade 12 educators who want to learn more about practical and theoretical aspects of reading. People enrolled in the program gain a thorough understanding of the reading process, how children learn to read, how to work with struggling readers, and how bilingual/ESL issues impact learning to read. Students may choose between three options: Option 1: Non-Thesis and Non-Certificate. Option 2: Thesis and Non-Certificate. Option 3: Non-Thesis and Reading Specialist Certification. Successful applicants to this program will have a bachelor’s degree with at least 15 undergraduate credit hours in Reading or a related field.


The University of Texas-Pan American is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, masters', and doctorate degrees.

International Student Requirements:

TOEFL (500 for paper/pencil tests; 173 for computer based-tests; 61 for internet-based tests) or IELTS (5.5 or above) scores, Evaluation of Educational Records, 2.75 GPA, Two Letters of Recommendation, Statement of Purpose. If option 3 is chosen, submit the following: A Teacher Service Record Indicating at least two years of teaching experience, Copies of Texas educator certificates, Oral Interview.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 36

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $393.79 USD

In State Tuition (per year): 4968 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 11340 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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