Master of Education in Reading (M.Ed.)

Bloomsburg University's Masters in Reading/Reading Certification degree program provides theoretical, analytical and practical experiences through the participation in 36 graduate credit hours- 6 credit hours include practical experience during the summer session.

Reading (M.Ed.) Program Requirements

A complete application packet includes: (all materials should be mailed directly to the Office of Graduate Studies)

  • A completed graduate school application
  • Official undergraduate transcript(s) - (minimum 3.0 undergraduate GPA for full admission)
  • Letter of intent
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Copy of teaching certificate

Additional Program Requirements

  • Program requirements sheet
  • Once accepted into the program (see program coordinator)
  • Completion of GPS (Graduate Professional Seminar) in first semester

 

Program Coordinator

Thomas J. Starmack, Ed.D | tstarmac@bloomu.edu
College of Education
1100 MCHS McCormick Center
570-389-4878
Fax: 570-389-3848
 
Program Faculty
Reading Room

Out-of-state Licensure and Certification

Bloomsburg University is approved to offer Education programs that lead to certification in Pennsylvania. While we regularly monitor licensure/certification laws in each state, state requirements are subject to change without notice. If you are interested in certification outside of Pennsylvania, we encourage you to contact the appropriate state licensing agency to seek guidance and verify requirements before beginning a program and during your program of study. Please visit http://intranet.bloomu.edu/state-authorization and https://www2.ed.gov/about/contacts/state/index.html for more information. If you are planning to teach in New Jersey, please note that you may be required to complete the edTPA, a performance based assessment. It is strongly recommended that you contact the school district(s) of interest and the New Jersey Department of Education for more information specific to New Jersey.