The M.Ed. Reading concentration is designed for certified
teachers who want to develop advanced skills in literacy teaching,
and earn their State of Florida reading specialist certification
and reading endorsement. You’ll learn how to implement an
integrated language arts program, assess literacy levels and apply
current research and instructional approaches to improve students’
reading and writing skills.
In the 36 credit-hour M.Ed. Reading program, you will hone your
teaching skills in reading instruction through studying:
Saint Leo has built a solid reputation in the educational
community for our quality programs that produce tomorrow's leaders
in the classroom. In 2011, Saint Leo’s Education department was
named a national finalist for the Distinguished Program in Teacher
Education Award. Our instructors are current practitioners in the
field of school administration and regular presenters at national
and international conferences.
Saint Leo University also offers an 18-credit hour Graduate Certificate in
Reading aligned with the State of Florida’s expectations for
the Reading Endorsement. M.Ed. concentrations are also available in
Exceptional Student Education.
Wherever you are on your journey, Saint Leo will meet you there.
The M.Ed. Reading can be taken as a blended program combining
traditional, in-person classes with a variety of delivery
formats—most classes meet on Saturdays, and some coursework is
available online. The program takes most students 24 months to
Contact your Graduate Admissions
Counselor for more information on fitting a Master of Education
into your life.
Our students find success as certified teachers, principals and
administrators in school districts around Florida and outside of
the state, thanks to interstate agreements the Florida Department
of Education negotiates. The majority teach in Florida school
districts, including Pasco, Hillsborough and Putnam.
Saint Leo graduates often assume leadership positions in their
schools—as team leaders and department chairs—within three to four
years of employment. Graduates consistently receive "Teacher of the
Year" and "Administrator of the Year" awards in their
A special tuition discount is available for M.Ed students. Contact
Graduate Admissions for details.
Take the next step in your career. Apply for Saint Leo's M.Ed. Reading