Literacy: Robert Morris University


Building Better Educators

RMU's Master in Education in Literacy – Reading Specialist certification, provides classroom teachers with the tools to better manage resources in the classroom for students with literacy needs.

Earn your Reading Specialist K-12 certification in one year, and add an additional nine credits to earn your Master's in Literacy. 

Advance your skills, maximize the learning potential of your students, and build your professional marketability—with an RMU degree and certification.

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Why Choose RMU for Your Master in Education?

The M.Ed. in Literacy with Reading Specialist Certification helps certified k-12 teachers meet the needs of students with reading differences. As a teacher leader, reading specialists work in a variety of instructional settings including whole group, small group, and one-on-one. Candidates in the program learn evidence-based pedagogical strategies that will meet the needs of twenty-first-century learners. Instructors in the program are certified as Reading Specialists and have extensive background work in reading in the public school system.