Master of Arts in Curriculum & Instruction – concentration in Reading Online
Expand your knowledge of reading pedagogy and apply research to improve your students’ fluency and comprehension with this 100% online graduate education program.
Insights Into Our Online Master of Arts in C & I Reading
The C&I Master's Program is designed to grow an individual's capacity to be a transformational educational leader with a deeper understanding of curriculum and instruction that meets the needs of diverse learners. The focus of the program includes designing and evaluation leading edge inquiry-based and culturally relevant curricula and a deeper exploration into current theories and issues and how they impact instruction and curriculum. This reading concentration allows for a focus on reading methods in content areas and addressing struggling readers.
You will also develop knowledge about educational policies and instructional approaches which foster literacy (reading, writing, speaking, listening, viewing and visually representing) for English language learners. You will learn to create culturally responsive classrooms with learning environments where all students feel safe, affirmed and nurtured.
Curriculum includes an understanding of how to plan for technology-enhanced student-centered learning in the classroom. You will broaden your knowledge of curricular options, teaching models and instructional strategies for the 21st century learner. As an added benefit, you will participate in a field experience that offers a real-life comparison of methods and strategies of technology integration.
EMU students are nurtured and supported by our faculty. Plus, EMU graduates have a large network of educators and administrators across the U.S. with whom to network. The program is aligned with the rigor of similar National Board programs. This program does not lead to endorsement.
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Graduates of the M.A. in Curriculum & Instruction – Reading online program will be able to:
- Apply theory to classroom practices immediately
- Assess educators and programs
- Create a comprehensive portfolio
- Influence instructional design changes
- Further develop teaching skills
- Curriculum Coordinator
- Curriculum Leader in Literacy Instruction
Eastern Michigan University offers a variety of graduate education programs and a post-master’s certificate online. Check out our other online education programs.
All professional education programs in the Eastern Michigan University College of Education are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) and approved by the Michigan Department of Education.
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Tuition and Fees
EMU's Affordable Online Master of Arts in C & I Reading
The M.A. in Curriculum & Instruction – Reading online program offers the same affordable, pay-as-you-go tuition to all online students whether they reside in or out of state. Financial aid may also be available for students who qualify.
Milestones to Guide Your Student Journey
The M.A. in Curriculum & Instruction – Reading online program is convenient and accessible—featuring multiple start dates each year. View the full calendar to find the class start that works best for you, along with deadlines for submitting your application, enrolling in courses and paying tuition.
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Are You Ready to Apply? Check Our Admission Requirements First
The admission process is the first step to earning your online M.A. in Curriculum & Instruction – Reading degree. Here you will find all admission requirements, what additional materials you should send and where you need to send them.
- Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution
- Official transcripts from all previously attended institutions
- Undergrad GPA of at least 2.7 on a 4.0 scale
Master of Arts in Curriculum & Instruction – Reading Online Admission Requirements
- Complete an application online and pay application fee
- Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution, with an undergraduate GPA of 2.7
- Official transcript(s) sent from the registrar of the college/university attended
- Note: Effective July 1, 2022, the Graduate School will require only the official transcript from the degree-granting institution for admission consideration. Additional transcripts may be required by the program. Please note: International students are required to submit all transcripts along with a third-party transcript evaluation for admissions consideration.
If you need to submit official documents by mail, send them to:Office of Admissions
Eastern Michigan University
P.O. Box 970
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
Documentation can be sent via email to: [email protected].
Have a question? Call us at 844-351-9389.
Read About Our Online Master of Arts in C & I Reading Classes
In order to earn the M.A. in Curriculum & Instruction – Reading online, students must complete 10 courses covering 30 credit hours. As an online student you will take all your classes with EMU instructors, just like you would if you were here on campus.
Ranked among the "Best Online Graduate Education Programs" by U.S. News & World Report (2017)