Professionals interested in advancing their careers in literacy education at the early childhood, elementary school, middle school, high school or higher education level can earn their master’s and doctorate through the College of Education.

Students find challenging yet rewarding opportunities through MU’s dynamic research centers and projects and are supported by faculty who are experts in literacy.

Many of our undergraduates continue their education through involvement in the MPER Early Career Scholars Program.


Degrees with an emphasis in literacy and reading education (grades PK to 12):