12 months
1187 USD/credit 41545 USD/year
1109 USD/credit 38815 USD/year
468 USD/credit 16380 USD/year
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Our Reading Education Program at The University of Alabama at Birmingham will give you the instructional strategies you need to become an effective K-12 reading specialist. 


The University of Alabama at Birmingham offers a master degree in Reading Education. We offer courses such as language development, language arts, literature, curriculum development and reading assessment, taught by renowned experts in literacy. 

The master's program is designed for teachers with a minimum of two years of classroom teaching experience and Class B certification in an instructional or instructional support area who wish to earn a Class A certification in the Reading Specialist Program.

Key Features 

  • They will teach you the latest reading pedagogy and research. 
  • And now you can take reading education courses online, so you can pursue your degree while working as a teacher during the day.

Programme Structure


  • Coaching for Effective Instruction
  • Teaching Language Arts P-12
  • Exceptional Learner
  • Reading in Content Areas
  • Teaching Reading P-12
  • Reading Assessment and Evaluation
  • Reading in Teaching and Learning

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


35 SCH



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Application
  • Citizenship/Immigration Documents
  • Application Fee
  • English Proficiency Exams
  • Transcripts and Proof of Degree
  • Official Test Scores
  • Additional Requirements

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    41545 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1187 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    38815 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1109 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    16380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 468 USD per credit during 12 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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