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Reading & Literacy Instruction

The Reading & Literacy Instruction program has four degree options.

  • MSEd Licensure: This 39 credit option leads a currently licensed MA educator to a second initial license as a Reading Specialist. If students already have Orton-Gillingham Associate Level Certification, they must transfer the certification (8 credits) and complete the remaining 36 credits.
  • MSEd Non-Licensure: This 39 credit option is available without the practicum. The 4 practicum credits will become elective credits at the graduate level. If students already have Orton-Gillingham Associate Level Certification, they must transfer the certification (8 credits) and complete the remaining 36 credits.
  • EdS Licensure: With this 39 credit option. If students already have Orton-Gillingham Associate Level Certification, they must transfer the certification (8 credits) and complete the remaining 39 credits.
  • EdS Non-Licensure: This 39 credit option is available without the practicum. The 4 practicum credits will become elective credits at the graduate level. If students already have Orton-Gillingham Associate Level Certification, they must transfer the certification (8 credits) and complete the remaining 36 credits.