M.Ed. Online

Reading (Online)

University of West Florida

24 months
1044 USD/credit 18792 USD/year
1044 USD/credit 18792 USD/year
384 USD/credit 6912 USD/year
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Reading (Online) from University of West Florida is designed to address crucial reading specialist shortages in the state of Florida. This innovative, educational program ties science-based reading research to practical classroom applications.  


Reading (Online) from University of West Florida can enhance your professional skills and knowledge, and, if desired, help you transition into specialized areas of reading leadership within schools and at the district level. Our program’s curriculum is based on the International Literacy Association standards which also encompass the Florida Department of Education reading endorsement and certification requirements.

Students at Reading (Online) from University of West Florida will:

  • Understand and teach concepts in literature, reading and literacy
  • Identify and prevent difficulties in reading
  • Administer organized and effective literacy programs
  • Develop comprehensive reading assessments

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Methods of Advanced Language Arts and Writing
  • Literature for Children and Young Adults
  • Classroom Reading Assessments
  • Middle and Secondary Literacy
  • Literacy Development
  • Differentiating Instruction
  • Identifying and Preventing Reading Difficulties
  • Research and Trends in Reading

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Hold professional teaching certification
  • Have earned an undergraduate degree from an accredited institution with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Demonstrate proficiency in ESOL via completion of an ESOL survey course or district in-service points
  • Demonstrate proficiency of the Additional Elements of the Florida Uniform Core Curriculum
  • Submit a supplemental application to assess ESOL and UCC requirements
    • Submit official transcripts confirming a bachelor’s degree from an institution whose accrediting agency is included on the list of UWF approved accrediting agencies
    • Submit GRE or MAT scores
    • Submit a letter of intent that includes the following information: your background, short- and long-term goals, contributions you would like to make to your field of study and strengths you bring to the program
    • Submit contact information (email addresses and phone numbers) for two professional references

    Tuition Fee

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    • International

      18792 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 1044 USD per credit during 24 months.
    • National

      18792 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 1044 USD per credit during 24 months.
    • In-State

      6912 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 384 USD per credit during 24 months.


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