¿Qué aprenderé?

The M. Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction -Reading, Language Arts, and Literature Education offers graduates two options to prepare for positions in literacy education:

A Master’s degree without certification – This option enables the students and advisors to tailor a degree plan specific to interests in literacy education. Students interested in this route may be previously certified to teach or interested in learning more about research in the field.

A Master’s Degree with a reading specialist certification – this certification allows students to work at all levels, from K-12th grade. They will typically assist students with reading through various methods and strategies and also serve as a coach/mentor to other teachers.

It will typically take 2 to 3 years to complete the degree if students are enrolled full-time (9 hours per semester).

What will I learn?

The Master’s Program in Curriculum & Instruction -Reading, Language Arts and Literature Education develops professional, interpersonal, and intrapersonal skills through

Core coursework

Specialized electives

A capstone project

Students will specifically learn to:

Demonstrate an understanding of literacy development for early childhood through 12th grade students.

Be cognizant of books and strategies that motivate youngsters to become lifetime readers.

Be able to administer and interpret various assessment tools used to evaluate reading difficulties.

Demonstrate presentation skills for working with in-service teachers in the area of professional development.

Since degree plans change periodically, students will follow the degree plan that is in place at the time in which they complete an official, approved degree plan.

What can I do with my degree?

A master’s degree in Curriculum & Instruction - Reading and Language Arts and Literature Education provides the best possible preparation for careers as leaders in schools and child-related agencies such as hospitals, industry, and mental health.

Graduates of this program may pursue the following positions:

Community college instructors

Curriculum specialists

Literacy coaches/mentors

Reading specialist (for those students pursuing certification)

This programs is offered online

¿En cuál departamento estoy?

College of Education

Opciones de estudio

a tiempo completo (2 )

Costos de estudio
US$18.689,00 por año
USD $984.92 per semester credit hour
Fecha de inicio

Esperado Enero, Junio 2022


College of Education

Stephen Power Farish Hall, 3657 Cullen Blvd.,



77204, United States

En línea/Distancia (2 )

Costos de estudio
US$18.689,00 por año
USD $984.92 per semester credit hour
Fecha de inicio

Esperado Enero, Junio 2022

Requerimiento de entrada

Para estudiantes internacionales

All graduate students are required to provide proof of the attainment of a Bachelor’s degree before enrolling at the University of Houston.

Grade Point Average Requirements

Admission requirements for the College of Education require a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.6 for undergraduate coursework or over the last 60 credit hours of coursework.

English Language Proficiency Requirements

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

The minimum TOEFL score required is 79 for the internet-based test. The minimum TOEFL score for the paper-based exam is 550.

IELTS (International English Language Testing Service)

The minimum IELTS score required is an overall score of a 6.5.

Puede haber diferentes requisitos de IELTS en función del curso elegido.


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