The Master’s Program in Reading provides students who already hold an initial licensure with an in-depth knowledge of the theories and practices necessary for the improvement of reading instruction. Program completion qualifies the student for Vermont endorsement as a Reading/English/Language Arts Specialist.

Specific Program Admission Requirements

  • A prior course in reading or GRE 512 Developmental Reading
  • Current teacher licensure in another area or level

Program Requirements

  • GED 500 Educational Research
  • GED 502 Law and Education of Children
  • GRE 507 Children’s Literature and Language Arts
  • GRE 511 Emergent Literacy
  • GRE 513 Reading Diagnosis and Remediation
  • GRE 514 Reading and Writing in the Content Area
  • GRE 515 Advanced Seminar in Reading
  • GRE 516 Reading and Writing Workshop
  • GRE 518 Word Study
  • Education Elective


  • GRE 517 Reading Clinic – Practicum*

*A grade of B or better is required.