The Master of Arts in Education, Option in Reading/Language Arts is also offered on campus.  For information go to

This program will provide you with the skills to become a better reading teacher.

Our online format means you can study and complete your degree in 20 months without sitting in a classroom. Faculty for the Master's in Reading courses have doctorates from esteemed universities such as Harvard, UC Berkeley, and Michigan State, publish in peer-reviewed indexed journals, and have dedicated their lives to teaching reading instruction in schools. They stay on the cutting edge because they create the cutting edge.

Student and Dr. Glenn DeVoogd with Master of Arts Certificate


Master of Arts in Education, Option in Reading/Language Arts Online Program

Become an Effective and Skilled Practitioner and Leader

Two girls reading together

The Reading/Language Arts faculty invites you to apply to an exceptional Master of Arts in Education, Option in Reading/Language Arts online program that prepares Reading/ Language Arts Specialists to function effectively as skilled practitioners and leaders in the profession. This master's degree provides specialized preparation in reading/language arts for classroom and resource teachers, for reading and language development specialists, and for clinic and curriculum supervisors.

Who the Program is For

Graduates from the Master's in Education, Option in Reading/Language Arts program have gone on to pursue advanced degrees, become administrators, teach in community colleges, serve as Reading/Language Arts consultants, establish private clinics, obtain employment with publishing companies, and assume positions of leadership in a variety of educational settings.

Program Costs

Invest your time and money in a program that offers the highest quality instruction from a fully-accredited university. Exact tuition and fees are listed at the Fresno State website and may change from year to year.  In 2013 the cost was approximately $2350 for 6 units each semester. The reading specialist credential is extra. Financial aid is available for qualified students.

Excellent Faculty

Our professors are highly rated by students. Faculty in our Literary, Early, Bilingual and Special Education Department received 32% higher student evaluations than the national average according to The IDEA Center on faculty evaluation. Our scores also outpaced the national average in 11 out of 12 categories.

High Quality • Low Cost • Convenient Online Format

Applications are being accepted!  Apply Now!