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Reading & Literacy Instruction Program

Graduate Admissions Requirements

Prospective students may apply for admission to the MSEd/EdS in Reading & Literacy Instruction throughout the year. Classes begin every May and September.

Massachusetts Teachers
Teachers who want to pursue a Massachusetts Reading Specialist License must successfully complete the Reading & Literacy Instruction degree courses, pass the Reading Specialist Licensure and Communication and Literacy Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure (MTELs), have at least an initial teaching license and have taught under that license for one year, and complete a practicum field experience in a Massachusetts public school setting or a Massachusetts approved private special education school.

Teachers Outside of Massachusetts

Please visit our Professional Licensure Disclosure page for more information.