Reading Specialist (M.Ed.)
If you're interested in promoting literacy development for your students or advancing your career as an educator, York College's Reading Specialist M.Ed. may be a perfect fit. Throughout your graduate courses, you'll build expertise in reading instruction, childhood and adolescent literature, literacy program development, and the application of these strategies in the classroom.
This fully online M.Ed. program encourages live interaction in your classes, while also allowing you the freedom to complete assignments at a time convenient to your busy schedule. Our faculty, composed of dynamic and engaging youth literacy scholars and practitioners, will guide you every step of the way.
You can choose to earn the full Master of Education degree with the Reading Specialist Certification (36 credits), or earn the Reading Specialist Certificate alone (24 credits). Students with a valid Pennsylvania teaching certificate will also be able to apply to PDE for the Reading Specialist Certification (PK-12).