Literacy is one of the basic human needs for success and a bright future. Our Master’s program will empower you as a literacy leader and equip you with strategies to lead students to ongoing success in all fields of study.

Outstanding faculty members offer professional mentoring and insightful instruction drawn from years of experience as teachers, reading specialists, literacy coaches, principals, and consultants. These are people of deep faith who embrace teaching and literacy leadership as a calling. Our Literacy program features:

  • High-quality internships with the opportunity to participate in the Evangel Literacy Lab.
  • A practical, hands-on approach to literacy instruction.
  • Experienced online instructors that are driven to empowering educators.
  • Preparation for expert classroom teaching, reading intervention, and literacy leadership.

The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) provides a K-12 Special Reading Certificate. Literacy students are eligible to apply for certification at the conclusion of the Master of Education in Literacy program. For more information visit DESE’s K-12 Special Reading certification requirements.

The two course per semester format maximizes personal learning and provides flexible schedule options that complement your busy lifestyle.

Program start dates:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer

Connect with Michael Mann, Enrollment Coordinator, for more information.

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