M.S. in Literacy Education

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Become a Literacy Leader.

The Literacy Education program enables educators to serve as tomorrow's literacy leaders. The Reading Specialist (K-12) program leads to a Master of Science in literacy education and is ideal for working educators. Classes are offered after school hours in the evenings, and assignments are designed to be classroom centered. Our program is available for students in the following formats:  on-campus, on-site within school divisions in the region, at Higher Education Centers across Virginia, or via hybrid or online formats. The Literacy Education program leads to professional opportunities to serve as:

  • Reading Specialists,
  • Literacy Coaches,
  • Title I teachers and
  • Literacy Supervisors and Coordinators.

Graduates of this program are leaders in applying research supported, data-driven, practical literacy instruction, intervention and coaching to benefit all learners.

Financial aid and scholarships are available.

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Why Choose Radford?

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Expand Job Opportunities

Prepare for career advancement or further study.

World-class faculty

World-Class Faculty

Learn from graduate faculty members from the best academic programs in the country.

Diverse classes

Diverse Classes

Receive instruction in a variety of innovative and up-to-date literacy courses.

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