Our M.S. and licensures in Reading prepare in-service K-12 teachers to be effective teachers of reading through coursework that focuses on applying research and theory in the field of reading education to a K-12 classroom practice.

Contact Us

Department of Elementary and Literacy Education
328 Armstrong Hall
Minnesota State University, Mankato
Mankato, MN 56001
Phone: 507-389-1516

Career Opportunities

With a graduate degree in Reading you can:

  • Specialize in reading
  • Teach developmental reading
  • Expand your licensure to K-12
  • Increase knowledge of instructional practice
  • Improve your craft

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The M.S. in Reading program is a 31-credit, asynchronous online program designed for in-service K-12 teachers from around the world. Educators who complete the M.S. in Reading also graduate with a Graduate Certificate in Reading.

Reading Graduate Certificate

The fully online Graduate Certificate in Reading qualifies educators for the Minnesota Reading Teacher License, which deems them experts in the field of reading and prepares them for instructional leadership positions within schools.

Faculty & Staff, Reading

View the staff of the College of Education Reading and Elementary and Literacy Education programs.