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Reading Education Ed.S Online Program

The Ed.S. in Reading Education online program is designed to meet the current demands of teachers in grades K-12 who possess or are eligible for a Professional Level Five Certificate in Reading Education, Elementary Education, Special Education, or Middle Grades Education as they pursue graduate preparation beyond the Master’s degree. Candidates in the program complete content specific requirements in reading education.

The program requires 33 semester hours and is unique in that it provides opportunities to:

  • Collaborate with others across disciplines;
  • Explore teacher leadership opportunities and develop leadership skills;
  • Apply and extend content knowledge and pedagogical skills through the examination of curriculum and instruction issues and research;
  • Continue development of technology skills and develop skills in using technology to impact and assess student learning; and
  • Conduct action research related to reading education

Admission Information

The Georgia Southern University Office of Graduate Admissions oversees the application process for graduate students. Please review the links below for admission requirements and deadlines

Courses and Curriculum

Graduate Advising

Graduate Academic Services Center (GASC)
P.O. Box 8083
Phone: 912-478-1447
Fax: 912-478-5093
Email: gasc@georgiasouthern.edu

Program Coordinator:
Alma Stevenson, Ph.D.
almastevenson@georgiasouthern.edu
Phone: 912-478-5545
Fax: 912-478-5382

Forms and Student Resources


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Professional Certification Disclosure

The College of Education anticipates that graduates of the Ed.S. Reading Education program will seek state licenses or certifications.

The programs listed above leads to a Georgia Certificate Upgrade. Visit the Georgia Professional Standards Commission for more information. The College of Education has not determined where its programs will qualify a graduate to take the required exams in other states or territories. Check the requirements of your state or territory using the link provided.

For all Online Programs:

Federal Law requires colleges and universities to make certain disclosures to prospective students of these programs. These disclosures include information on the University’s authority to operate outside of Georgia, complaint processes, adverse actions, and refunds.

For required disclosures in general with regard to online programs offered by the University, visit the Office of Legal Affairs website.

Last updated: 8/19/2021