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Reading MEd

Be prepared for a successful career as a literacy coach, instructional support teacher, reading specialist and more with a master of education in reading. Select from two tracks to achieve your career goals.

Nationally Recognized

Our program is ranked #15 in the category “Best Online Master's in Reading and Literacy Programs” by Best Accredited Colleges!

Prepare to Succeed

Our students maintain a 100 percent pass rate on the reading specialist certification exam. Our Reading program is online, cost effective, and time efficient.

Meet a Professor

Dr. Kouider Mokhtari

The Anderson-Vukelja-Wright Professor of Literacy Education

Dr. Kouider Mokhtari is passionate about advancing literacy instruction and increasing students' literacy achievement outcomes. His work has earned him an American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education Outstanding Book Award and the International Reading Association John C. Manning Public School Service Award.

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Why UT Tyler

Faculty Commitment

Literacy faculty work to ensure the fidelity of the program, curriculum, and student achievement.


In lieu of thesis, you will develop a professional literacy educator portfolio to document preparedness.


As a graduate, you will mentor future students.

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