Master of Arts in Education/Curriculum and Instruction - Reading

Share Your Passion for Literacy

Nothing delights you more than helping someone to improve their reading skills. Why not earn a degree that gives you strategies on how to do that more effectively?

Our Master of Arts in Education/Curriculum and Instruction-Reading degree program is intended for P-12 teachers who want to expand and deepen their theoretical knowledge and instructional expertise, as well as their understanding of digital and print resources that enhance reading and literacy. Fill out a request for more information to get started.

Promote Reading Excellence

This master's in education program—which follows International Reading Association standards—supports reading professionals in learning and teaching new, research-based methodologies.

Students are also empowered to become advocates for collaborative, positive change in literacy education in their schools, districts and communities.

Course work includes examining action research and evaluation, the social, political and cultural contexts of schools, the theoretical and research foundations of language and literacy, as well as instructional strategies for elementary students and adolescents.

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Our Education degree programs are designed to serve the needs of initial and experienced P-12 teachers, and adult educators who want to enhance their knowledge and practice of adult learning theory.

What program is best for you?


(Prepare you to become a teacher)


(For experienced educators)

Non P-12

(For corporate trainers, adult educators)

The College of Education offers state-approved programs in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Puerto Rico, and Utah. Individual programs vary by state, and not all programs are available at all locations or in both online and on-campus modalities.

Candidates may request an institutional recommendation upon successful completion of their program (academic and program requirements). Candidates should check with their state agency for any state-specific requirements, including the acceptability of the University's advanced programs in any state in which they intend to seek licensure or certification. Program requirements are subject to change based on state certification requirements. Please speak to a campus representative for a listing of programs available at each campus location.

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