Degree or Program Details

Reading Specialist K-12

Program Requirements

The masters of arts in education reading specialist degree is designed to prepare certified K-12 teachers to be a reading specialist. Completion of the degree qualifies the student for the specialized endorsement as a reading specialist on the State of Michigan teaching certificate (Code BR) contingent upon satisfactory completion of the MTTC subject area test and filing the appropriate application at

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Total Credits Required for Degree 37

Foundations 5
     ED 599A Thesis (2-8 cr.)
Concentration 28
(approved by the State of Michigan to meet the PA 32 reading requirement for professional certification) 
Electives 4
Adviser approval required to meet the 37 credit requirment 
Or others with adviser approval