Reading Specialist, M.Ed. | Lesley University | Cambridge, United States
24 months
840 USD/credit 15120 USD/year
840 USD/credit 15120 USD/year
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Apply now for this Reading Specialist graduate program offered by Lesley University. 


Learn to enhance the literacy of Reading Specialist students at Lesley University who need regular help in reading and writing. Become effective in working one on one, in small groups, or in classroom settings. You’ll get a foundation in theory, and the skills and training in strategies and approaches that will position you for a successful career. That's because employers in Massachusetts prefer to hire Lesley graduates, saying that they are best prepared to enter the classroom on day one. 

Learning outcomes

At Lesley, our specialist teacher of reading programs have earned a reputation for producing outstanding graduates.

Reading specialist. Reading interventionist. Literacy coach. Literacy coordinator. Staff developer. These are a few of the roles you’ll be prepared for when you finish this program. During your studies, you’ll take a variety of literacy and literature courses. Learn how to assess students to provide them with the appropriate instructional approach. Take language and writing courses, and a research course that allows you to dig even deeper into literacy issues. Apply your coursework during student teaching opportunities. You’ll emerge confident in your skills and ability to make a vital difference for students who need your help.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Literacy and Literature: Methods and Materials (1-6)
  • Teaching Elementary School Mathematics
  • Constructing Mathematical Understanding for Number Theory
  • Designing Instruction for the Inclusive Classroom
  • Content Literacy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official Transcripts
  • Foreign Academic Credentials Evaluation
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • English Language Proficiency
  • Teaching Licenses
  • Written Personal Statement
  • Current Résumé

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15120 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 840 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    15120 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 840 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Cambridge

1814 - 3756 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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