M.Ed. On Campus

Reading Education

Texas State University

12 months
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The Reading Education major at Texas State University consists of course work in language and literacy development, reading and writing theory and research, teaching literacy from PK through grade 16, teaching with children’s/young adult/adult literature.


Key facts:

The Department of Curriculum and Instruction (C&I) offers a variety of degrees and programs, both master's and doctoral, that are intended to enhance the professional development and career goals of teachers and other educators. C&I also offers post-baccalaureate initial teaching certificates (available only to those not already certified) that may be obtained at the graduate level with or without the master’s degree. Before proceeding into any field of education at Texas State, the degree applicant should inquire as to certification requirements associated with or prerequisites to the degree.

The Reading Education major is offered at Texas State University.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Teaching Literacy with Children’s and Young Adult Literature
  • Foundations of Literacy Instruction
  • Teaching Reading in the Elementary and Middle Schools
  • Developmental Literacy in the Middle and Secondary Schools
  • Literacy Methods for Linguistically and Culturally Diverse Students
  • Connecting Reading and Writing in the Classroom

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • completed online application
  • $35 nonrefundable Texas Education Agency technology fee (if offered admission)
  •           and either

    • $55 nonrefundable application fee


    • $90 nonrefundable application fee for applications with international credentials
    • baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited university
    • official transcripts from each institution where course credit was granted
    • minimum 3.0 GPA in the last 60 hours of undergraduate course work (plus any completed graduate courses)
    • GRE not required
    • departmental application 
    • copy of official teaching certificate (and preferably at least one year of teaching experience) 

Tuition Fee

Living costs for San Marcos

921 - 1707 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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