Master of Science in Education - Literacy - Reading Teacher or Reading Specialist Licensures (DPI #1316 & DPI #5017)

Our Master of Education - Literacy is a comprehensive, research-based program designed for emerging literacy leaders.


Department of Graduate Education

Reading is the gateway to the world

Open up gateways to a lifetime of learning and opportunity by becoming a literacy leader. The graduate literacy program at Concordia is a flexible, relevant, and transformative program that will inspire you in your professional and personal pursuits.

Program Overview

Literacy is the foundation of learning and the gateway for an enriched life of learning. It is an important tool for self-understanding and expression. It is a true expression of humanity. However, today we are seeing great challenges in our education systems related to literacy. This program will empower you to address these challenges and help all students be at their best. Your faculty will bring a treasure trove of real life experience and cutting edge research to your classes. What’s more - this program seeks to guide you into a transformative educational experience that will open up new insights and a refreshed passion for your field.  Students can study with the schedule that fits them best, as we offer a variety of flexible options, including online.

Educator discounts

  • Students at one of our many Preferred Educational Partnership Schools can join a cohort at Concordia in the area of education and get 24% off of their tuition.
  • Educators currently working in a Christian K-12 school may receive a 25-percent tuition discount on any graduate-level education program or course.
What to Expect

By enrolling in this program you will be given a toolbox through which you can create lifelong learners and tailor literacy interventions to each child’s ability. You’ll gain insight into the link between speaking, listening, writing, and reading and be able to implement those nuanced insights as you design effective K-12 reading programs. Most of all, you’ll gain a great appreciation for the “big picture” surrounding literacy and feel inspired to make a positive difference in the lives of learners.

Licensure / Certifications
#1316 Reading Teacher License (Wisconsin) #5017 Reading Specialist (Wisconsin)

In addition to our main and online campuses, Concordia has nine center locations which offer accelerated undergraduate and graduate programs close to where you live and work.

  • Appleton
  • Green Bay
  • Madison
  • Mequon
  • Miller Park Way
  • Online
  • Waukesha

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