M.S. in Literacy Education

Offered by: Radford University
Type: Master's
Format: Online (asynchronous)

About the Program

Our Literacy Education program prepared educators to serve as literacy leaders in the K-12 setting and offers educators an opportunity to earn endorsement credentials to become a Reading Specialist in Virginia. The following is required for the Reading Specialist endorsement: Three years of teaching experience in an accredited public or private school setting, a Master’s degree in the field of education, Literacy-specific course credentials, and a passing score on the Reading for Virginia Educators Reading Specialist exam. The Literacy Education degree program offers a graduate degree in literacy, along with the competency credentials required to become a Reading Specialist in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Student Support

We know the path to higher education can be daunting, which is why we’re here to help.

As a student of the Roanoke Higher Education Center, you will have access to:

  • Library collections and services
  • Student Success Center
  • Career Center
  • Computer lab and student lounge
  • Cafe serving breakfast and lunch
  • Free parking with a student parking pass

Visit the program page for more information.