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Master of Education – Reading Specialist Endorsement

What You Will Learn

Investing in Child Literacy Begins with Liberty’s Masters in Education Reading Specialist Program

If you are looking to advance your educational training or you are interested in becoming a reading specialist, our M.Ed. with a reading endorsement will prepare you to guide students to success in reading comprehension. Literacy sets children up for success in their future academic endeavors. Our biblically-based online education program can prepare you to work in a Christian, private, or public school setting. Our seasoned professors will provide you with the quality education you need to be successful in today’s classrooms.

Our online Master of Education with Reading Specialist Endorsement is an advanced licensure program designed to equip you as an educator with the knowledge and tools you need to stay up-to-date with education and literacy techniques. The advantage of taking online adult education classes in this field is that you will be able to complete your education degree without disrupting your current lifestyle.

At Liberty University, we believe in our students. That’s why we work hard to develop reasonably priced and academically rigorous programs that produce educators and school leaders who model high academic, moral, and spiritual standards before their peers.

And it’s why our 100% online Master of Education degrees are now specially priced at just $415 per credit hour*. 

Liberty has been a provider of distance education since 1985, providing online classes to people who otherwise may not have been able to go back to school. The convenience of earning your degree online allows for more flexibility while still being able to complete your M.Ed. degree in 2 years.  Graduates with their master’s in education with a reading specialist endorsement have the knowledge and tools necessary to successfully encourage success by meeting each of their student’s academic, emotional, social, and spiritual needs.

*This discounted rate is for students taking 9 credits or more in a semester.

  • Foundations of Exceptionality
  • Reading and Language Acquisition
  • Educational Assessment and Intervention

The benefit of distance learning education degrees such as our M.Ed. with a Reading Specialist Endorsement is that you will be able to take the same courses you would take at a residential college or university without the commute or scheduled class times. Liberty University’s online programs provide these courses with the intention of producing educators and school leaders who model high academic, moral, and spiritual standards. These courses will give you practical techniques and tools to use in your classroom, while also providing spiritual enrichment.

  • Reading Specialist
  • Literacy Coach
  • Supervision of Instruction
  • By earning your M.Ed. online from an accredited, nonprofit university whose online programs are ranked in the top five of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you can be confident your degree will be well respected within your field.
  • Tuition for all undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs has not increased in four straight years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university.
  • You can complete this Master of Education- Reading Specialist Endorsement in as little as 2 years.

Service is important to us, so whether you’re currently serving in the Armed Forces, have served, or are married to someone who serves, we’re here to serve you. Liberty’s military benefits are available to:

  • Active duty service members of the U.S. Armed Forces
  • Reserve/National Guard
  • Veterans/retirees
  • Spouses of service members and veterans/retirees
  • Current Department of Defense employees

We are proud to support you in your pursuit of a flexible and affordable online education degree by offering you the following benefits:

  • Tuition discounts – $275 for graduate (per credit hour)
  • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $625 per course).
  • 8-week courses, eight different start dates each year, and no set log-in times.



Credit Hours


Years (Avg.)

Class Type

100% Online, 8-week Courses

Transfer Credits

Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total

Next Start Date

Jan 13, 2020


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As an accredited Christian college with a 7,000+ – acre campus in Lynchburg, Virginia, Liberty University offers you an education that is both academically challenging and rooted in a biblical worldview.

At Liberty, you’ll benefit from 30+ years of learning, growing, adapting, and innovating for the distance learner — and more than a decade of researching the needs of the online student. You can be confident that we’ve taken the time to learn what’s important to you.

And what’s that?

  • Affordability
  • Accessibility
  • Academic Quality

These important factors challenged us to find new financial solutions, get ahead of industry trends, and blaze trails into cutting-edge career fields — and it’s paid off. That’s the difference experience makes.

We’re now ranked in the top 1% of online schools and universities for affordability, accessibility, and academic quality.

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Enjoy Flexible Courses

Choose from a wide variety of programs at the associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral level, most of which are 100% online*. With an 8-week format and 8 start dates per year, it’s easy to fit your courses around your schedule!

* excludes licensure, certification, and some doctoral programs

Maximize Your Time

Start and finish your degree faster! Liberty requires no standardized testing for admission, and you can transfer previous course credit — transfer in up to 75% of a bachelor’s degree and up to 50% of a master’s degree — or discover how your life, career, or military experience may count toward your college degree.

Grow in Your Faith

All of our courses are taught from a Christian perspective and our faculty sees themselves as mentors. Our mission is to Train Champions for Christ — we’re committed to championing you as you study to go further in your field, become a leader in your industry, or start a new career.

Access Academic Support

Throughout your educational journey you will have access to academic resources that will aid in the completion of your degree. Services include our online library, writing center, tutoring, study aids, IT assistance, 30+ tutorial videos, live webinars, and personalized help from our academic advising team.

Liberty’s online courses give you the ability to choose when and where you study.

Why We’re Nonprofit

As a nonprofit (not-for-profit) university, Liberty is in the business of training skilled professionals to make a difference in the world – not gaining profit, revenue, or producing dividends for shareholders. In keeping with our commitment to your education, we invest our resources back into degree programs and into your student experience.

While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a non-profit university and has not increased tuition in four straight years. Lower tuition means less student loan debt for students.

For Liberty University, nonprofit is more than a status; it is the valuable opportunity to invest in the lives of students who will go out and impact the world.

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Tuition Comparison

Tuition amounts are for an entire degree and all tuition rates and credit hour requirements are based on data published on competitor’s websites as of 11/28/18. Therefore, this information is believed but not guaranteed to be accurate. All tuition data and credit hour requirements are for online programs. Individual institutions may charge additional fees above published tuition costs. Rates are subject to change.



Financing Options

Financial Aid

87% of all Liberty students in an online program are awarded financial aid.

Corporate Tuition Assistance

Deferred – If your company reimburses you for the cost of your education, you submit your grades to your employer who pays you, and then you pay for your classes.

Tuition Discounts

Qualified military service members, veterans, and their spouses can receive up to 55% off their tuition rate for eligible programs!

Contact one of our Admissions Counselors for more information by calling (800) 424-9595.