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Education, Reading Education Concentration, M.A.

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(Major Code: 08301) (SIMS Code: 331964)

Submit the following in the supplementary program application:

  1. Three professional letters of recommendation.

For more information contact:
School of Teacher Education
Attention Dr. Dr. Katie Sciurba (

The Master of Arts degree in education with a concentration in reading education is designed to provide increased knowledge and skill for those who are or wish to become reading and literacy leadership specialists in public or private schools and clinics. The program prepares candidates to teach, tutor, develop curriculum, offer in-service instruction and administer reading centers for students ranging from kindergarten through community college, university, and adult levels. This degree is often earned concurrently with a California Reading and Literacy Leadership Specialist Credential, which has a number of common requirements.


A valid California teaching credential, grades K-12, or completion of a minimum of 12 units of professional coursework in education, to include a basic course in methods and materials for teaching reading.

Required Courses

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