Literacy Education
Thank you for your interest in our program. Our program prepares educators to teach students at all ages, preK-12, in general education and reading specific instructional situations. We focus on students who progress typically and those who are struggling to read.

Advanced Study

Teacher works with studentsWe offer advanced study in the teaching of preK-12 literacy. Specifically, teachers can earn the following:

READING ENDORSEMENT (NON-DEGREE)

Certifies holder to teach reading in K-12 settings (seeker must already hold a valid teaching certificate or license).

Holder must have had 9 to 12 hours in reading coursework prior to beginning any endorsement coursework.

MASTER'S DEGREE IN READING SPECIALIZATION

There are two possible routes:

  1. M.Ed. (Master's of Education)
  2. M.A. (Masters of Arts) (includes a thesis)

reading endorsement is earned within your Master's Degree.

PH.D. IN READING SPECIALIZATION

You earn your Ph.D. under the Curriculum and Instruction umbrella with a specialization in Literacy.


 

Certifies holder to teach reading in K-12 settings (seeker must already hold a valid teaching certificate or license).
Holder must have had 9 to 12 hours in reading coursework prior to beginning any endorsement coursework.

more about the reading endorsement

Contact Information

Dr. Denise N. Morgan
Director, Reading and Writing Center
404 White Hall
dmorgan2@kent.edu