Reading Concentration

Inspire a love of learning through reading

At the crux of educating children is teaching them how to read and process information. As a reading specialist, you will be prepared to help students learn in any subject and enhance your own chances for advancing your career. In Fontbonne University’s Master of Arts in Education with a concentration in reading, you can earn a master’s degree in education with the option of obtaining reading specialist endorsement from the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. There is a growing need for reading specialists in public and private schools throughout Missouri and the country, our program gives you the knowledge and skills to develop readers with confidence.

Concentration Highlights

Your commitment to developing strong readers is supported with a number of flexible class options, allowing you to choose the format that best suits your needs. Small classes with experienced professional faculty provide individual expertise and real-world guidance to boost your success. 

  • Format: Offered online or face-to-face
  • 16-week courses
  • Master’s degree requires 32 credit hours. The reading specialist certificate may require additional hours.
  • Online students receive the same top-notch education as our on-campus students.
  • Professors are experienced practitioners.
  • Individuals interested in limited coursework for the purpose of meeting credentialing requirements as reading specialists are welcome to enroll in select courses.

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Educator's Discount

In appreciation of the services offered to our community by educators at all levels, Fontbonne University offers a 15 percent discount to qualified individuals enrolled in graduate coursework.

Qualified educators include those who work at least half-time in a nursery school, a pre-K through 12 school system or post-secondary institution.

A discount application form is available from the Fontbonne admission representative or program director with whom you are working. The form must be completed each semester or enrollment term to receive the discount.

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