M.Ed. On Campus

Reading Education and Language Arts

Florida State University

12 months
1110 USD/credit 33300 USD/year
1110 USD/credit 33300 USD/year
479 USD/credit 14370 USD/year
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The Curriculum and Instruction degree with a specialization in Reading Education and Language Arts at Florida State University educates professionals who work in a variety of areas — early reading and writing instruction, language acquisition and development, K-12 school literacy, post-secondary reading programs, literacy teacher education, research, and adult literacy.


Florida State University offer two master’s degree tracks- one for those who already hold a Florida Professional Certificate in Reading Education and Language Arts and one for those who are seeking certification- as well as specialist and doctoral degrees.

Learning outcomes

The faculty are committed to personnel preparation in literacy and engage in nationally recognized research that improves the educational outcomes of all children in the state of Florida and the nation. In addition to our on-campus coursework and activities, we have a rural outreach program with cohorts of practicing teachers in Calhoun, Taylor, Jefferson, and Madison counties.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Developmental Reading
  • Linguistic Research in Language Education
  • Development and Assessment of Emergent Reading and Writing
  • Diagnosis of Reading Disabilities
  • Seminar & Practicum in Reading and Language Arts

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

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Other requirements

General requirements

To complete the process in the Office of Admissions, applicants must submit the following:

  • An official transcript from each college or university attended.
  • Official nationally standardized graduate admission test scores.
  • The residency form, if applicable.
  • Submit official English Proficiency Test Scores if your native language is not English.
  • Determine if the major/program of interest has a different application deadline and/or additional major/program criteria, e.g., research interests, letters of recommendation, personal statement, interviews/portfolios/auditions, or other factors specified by the program.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33300 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1110 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    33300 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1110 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    14370 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 479 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Tallahassee

955 - 1345 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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