2020-2021 Catalog

Reading and Literacy, Master of Education*

The M.Ed. in Reading and Literacy is a graduate degree program designed for individuals who wish to become a reading specialist, literacy coach, literacy leader or enhance their ability to teach reading effectively in any global learning community. As part of this program, WA teachers will learn valuable and practical strategies to improve language development and reading skills for all students K-12.


In addition to City University of Seattle's graduate admission requirements, found under Admissions in the catalog menu, students in this program must also meet the requirements listed below:

Students entering the Master of Education degree must have a bachelor degree with a cumulative GPA of 2.750 or higher for program admission.  

Total Required Credits (39 Credits)

Foundation Core (12 Credits)

ECU 504Graduate Research and Methodology


ECU 506Practice of Diversity and Global Education


ECU 508School and Community Engagement


Reading and Literacy Core (24 Credits)

ERL 501Language Acquisition and Literacy


ERL 502Literacy Assessment and Analysis of Learning


ERL 503Literacy Leadership and Professional Development


ERL 546Reading and Writing Integration


Master Thesis Project (3 Credits)

ECU 601Master of Education Capstone Project