Program Description

Graduate students in the reading and literacy master's program focus on literacy development, foundations of reading, instructional methods, reading research and best practices in the area of reading.

Program Highlights

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Reading and Literacy

Core Requirements (9 hours)

Course Credits

EDF 538 Teacher as Researcher


CI 540 Graduate Seminar in Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment

CI 531 Critical Pedagogy in Educational Reform 3

Concentration Area (15 hours)

Course Credits

BLED 538 Language Arts and Teacher of ESL

RED 510 Literacy Assessment and Evaluation 3
RED 517 Advanced Reading Theory/Phil and Historical Found 3
RED 518 Content Area Literacy 3
RED 512 Critical Literacy 3

Career Pathways

  • Reading intervention teacher
  • Reading coach
  • Reading coordinator/literacy facilitator

Scholarships and Financial Assistance

ENMU is committed to helping you finance your education. You may have the opportunity to apply for available graduate assistantships and teaching assistantships. For more information contact:

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