Earn an Online Masters in Reading and Language
Massachusetts Teachers Only
Help advance student literacy with UMass Lowell's 10-course mostly online Masters in Reading and Language. This M.Ed. is for teachers working in Massachusetts schools with an initial teaching license in Elementary Education, English as a Second Language, Moderate Disabilities or Early Childhood Education. Please note that candidates must be employed as teachers in a Massachusetts public school.
Successful completion of the program, including the two practicum experiences and passing the MTEL Reading Specialist Test, leads to eligibility for a Reading Specialist license in Massachusetts. The program is delivered online except for some campus meetings and two practica, which are conducted in the participant's school.
If you are not a Massachusetts teacher, please refer to the general Non-Licensure Concentration.
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