12 months
14778 USD/year
14778 USD/year
5538 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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We offer a master degree in Reading at the Kennesaw State University.Candidates must hold a clear, renewable teaching certificate showing reading as a field or endorsement.


Key facts

Taking education and reading courses aligned to their initial level of teacher certification, the program prepares candidates for roles as interventionists, coaches, and program leaders in reading, writing, and literacy instruction. The Reading program from the Kennesaw State University has a nine-hour residency requirement in a university-based literacy center.

Key Features 

  • Candidates will take a total of 33 hours.
  • A professional sequence of 15 hours is required of all candidates; a teaching field concentration of 18 hours will be taken either in the secondary and middle grades concentration or the elementary and early childhood concentration.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theory and Pedagogy in the Study of Reading
  • Reading Assessment and Instruction
  • Content Area Reading and Writing
  • Using Data to Inform Reading Instruction
  • Teaching Reading in the Content Area to Diverse Learners
  • Applied Quantitative & Qualitative Research

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Graduate Application - There is a non-refundable $60 application fee.
  • Transcripts - Official transcripts from EACH College and/or University you have attended. Must be in a sealed envelope from the institution or sent electronically from the institution directly to ksugrad@kennesaw.edu.
  • Clear Renewable Georgia Teaching Certificate - You must hold certification in Middle Grades or Secondary Education with a Reading concentration, certificate, endorsement or the equivalent. 
  • Personal Statement - Can by uploaded into the online application. Should be 1-2 pages and describe your beliefs about education at the secondary level and your professional goals relative to the Master of Education in Reading. 
  • Personal Resume - Can by uploaded into the online application. Should document education, teaching experience, and your record of leadership.
  • Two letters of Recommendation - please do NOT use the online recommendation system. 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    14778 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7389 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    14778 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7389 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    5538 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2769 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Kennesaw

900 - 1400 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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