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Master of Arts in Reading, Language, and Literacy


Program Overview

We need literacy leaders in California schools.

That is why our faculty has set out to create a Master of Arts in Reading, Language, and Literacy program that connects theory and practice to relevantly prepare teachers for today’s classroom. In the modern day, Common Core centric classroom, every teacher is literacy coach. This fully online program provides advanced preparation in reading/language arts assessment and instruction, clinical and field experience, as well as a strong foundation in theory and research in the teaching of reading and writing in the preK-12 educational system. Coursework prepares candidates to work within diverse settings and to maximize learning for diverse student populations.

With faculty constantly on the ground in schools, you can prepare for an education that provides daily, applicable, resources. Our mantra is "Learn today. Apply Tomorrow." 

We are now accepting applications for summer 2020!

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Please note, to be considered for admission you must reside in an approved state.  For more information and a list of approved states, please visit our State Authorization page.  

Career Outcomes

Earning your Master of Arts in Reading, Language, and Literacy will prepare you for:

  • Literacy TOSA positions
  • Literacy coach/reading specialist
  • Grade/department chair
  • Curriculum specialist
  • School-based resource teacher
  • Salary schedule move
  • Teaching at the college level

Reading, Language and Literacy Webinar:

Hear from professors in the School of Education discuss the Master of Arts in Reading, Language and Literacy program, and learn more about the classes, admissions criteria, costs and more. 

Erika Daniels, 
Laurie Stowell, 


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