M.Ed. On Campus

Reading Education

Arcadia University

18 months
780 USD/credit 18720 USD/year
780 USD/credit 18720 USD/year
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Reading Education programme of Arcadia University provides students with a deep knowledge of teaching literacy in PreK-12 classrooms.


Reading Education programme of Arcadia University’s design teaches the strategies and skills to support the diverse learning needs of students in a connected, multicultural and multilingual society. 

Key facts:

There is a strong focus on developing an in-depth knowledge of literacy research, theory and practice in ways that can provide leadership in local schools and school districts. Understanding importance of the structure of language in teaching literacy skills throughout the grades, helps shape the diagnostic, prescriptive model of teaching that is embedded within the program.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Inclusive Education
  • Literacy
  • Reading Specialist Professional
  • Strategic Instruction for Emergent and Content Literacy, K-6
  • Strategic Instruction for Adolescent Readers and Writers, 7-12 
  • Literature for Children
  • ESL Multilingual and Multicultural Assessments 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A graduate application, including personal statements
  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with a recommended GPA of 3.0 or better. 
  • Students holding a B.A. or B.S. degree in Education who are seeking an initial teaching certification (Instructional I) must submit passing scores from a provider of one of the approved basic skills assessment tests: PAPA, CORE, SAT or ACT. 
  • One official transcript from each college, university or professional school attended. 
  • Two letters of recommendation. The letters must be of a professional, not personal nature.
  • Applicants for Pennsylvania Teacher Certification Programs must submit current clearances for Child Abuse, Criminal Background Check and FBI Fingerprinting. 
    • International applicants should visit for detailed information on admission requirements and application procedures. 
    • In addition to the general admission requirements, students must have a portfolio review. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 780 USD per credit during 18 months.
  • National

    18720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 780 USD per credit during 18 months.

Living costs for Glenside

1000 - 1500 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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