Diagnose and improve reading challenges

Gain the knowledge, skills and methods to identify when and how students are struggling with reading, along with how to facilitate instructional strategies leading to improvement. This online master’s program will equip you with foundational knowledge in curriculum development and literacy specialization courses that result in professional certification with a Reading PK-12 endorsement in Nebraska. Students pursuing certification in other states must check with their state Department of Education for certification requirements.

Prerequisites: Bachelor’s degree and a teaching certificate

Career Opportunities with a Master's in Reading PK-12

  • Reading Specialist
  • Reading Tutor
  • Literacy Coach

Benefits of a Master's Degree

A graduate degree helps you advance your career by qualifying for higher positions with additional leadership opportunities. The median salary for those with master’s degrees is 16% higher than for those with an undergraduate degree, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.