Curriculum & Instruction, Literacy Studies
100% Online Program
Our fully online master’s in curriculum and instruction with a literacy concentration is built to give you the skillset you need to assist and assess students requiring extra reading and writing help.
Before you get started, you’ll need
- A bachelor’s or master’s degree
- The prerequisites required by the education college’s admissions policy
- Appropriate teaching or related experience
- Access to a computer, webcam, and high-speed Internet as well as basic computer and word-processing skills
Degrees You Can Earn
M.Ed. Curriculum & Instruction, Literacy Studies:
You’ll take core curriculum and instruction classes in addition to classes in literacy theory and practice (10 classes or 30 semester credit hours).
M.Ed. Curriculum & Instruction, Literacy Studies, Reading Specialist:
MEd Curriculum & Instruction, Literacy Studies, Reading Specialist: You’ll take core curriculum and instruction classes in addition to classes in literacy theory and practice. The reading specialist master’s places special emphasis on teaching effective strategies for assisting children who struggle with reading and requires students to become reading specialist certified.
See a breakdown of the degree plan and requirements.
If you aren’t sure a literacy concentration is for you, check out other curriculum and instruction concentrations.
Where Can This Degree Take You?
A master’s degree in reading and literacy can help you teach children how to understand written words and face the literacy challenges in today’s schools. In addition to honing your skills as an elementary or secondary teacher, you could be a literacy coach, reading specialist working in public schools or in adult literacy programs.
The estimated cost of attending the University of Houston–Victoria varies with enrollment status and personal lifestyle. Browse our Tuition and Fees page to get an idea of how much it will cost to attend UHV.
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