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Reading with an Emphasis in Secondary Education

Grand Canyon University

2 months
572 USD/credit 18304 USD/full
572 USD/credit 18304 USD/full
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Grand Canyon University’s Master of Arts in Reading with an Emphasis in Secondary Education prepares candidates to deliver high-quality instruction within a literacy-rich environment. Through a combination of coursework and practicum experiences, candidates examine educational best practices at the secondary level.


Key facts

Books open up new worlds for students. Literate students are empowered to pursue their passions, meet academic targets and pursue learning experiences beyond high school. The critical importance of literacy in adolescents speaks to the essential role of the reading specialist/literacy coach in public, private and charter school settings.

The Reading with an Emphasis in Secondary Education program is offered by the Grand Canyon University. An emphasis is placed on the role of literacy in supporting secondary students as they transition to institutes of higher learning. The curriculum aligns with the standards established by the International Literacy Association.


The curriculum at GCU integrates the morals, ethics and principles of the Christian worldview. This academic background positions graduates to pursue employment in a private, public or charter secondary school. Graduates may also explore opportunities in these settings:

  • Social service agencies
  • Education welfare organizations
  • Community outreach organizations
  • Publication companies

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Graduate Studies in the College of Education 
  • Educational Research 
  • Brain-Based Learning
  • Foundations in Language and Literacy
  • Survey of Reading Assessments
  • Advanced Studies in Reading Assessment Systems

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 2 months

Start dates & application deadlines


32 SCH



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduate applicants may be accepted at GCU with an undergraduate degree from an accredited college or program that has been approved by Grand Canyon University (GCU), with a 2.8 GPA or higher. 
  • If you do not meet the GPA requirement, you may be eligible for admission with a graduate degree from an accredited, GCU-approved college or program and passing test scores: GMAT, GRE

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18304 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 572 USD per credit during 2 months.
  • National

    18304 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 572 USD per credit during 2 months.


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