Childhood & Exceptional Student Education


Greg Dziuban
Graduate Admissions Coordinator

University Hall 271

Academic Requirements
Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Reading Specialist Education

Before applying for admission to the Master of Education in Reading Specialist Education program, individuals should determine if they are eligible or can become eligible by examining the following minimum academic and professional requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Overall undergraduate GPA of 3.0 OR one of the following:
    • 3.0 for the last 60 hours leading to the bachelor’s degree
    • GRE combined (verbal and quantitative) score of 297 (or 1000 before 08/01/2011)
    • Miller Analogies Test score of 400
    • Master's degree from a regionally accredited institution*
  • Evidence of T-4 certification or equivalent state-issued clear, renewable teaching or service certificate or eligibility for certification

*Note: PSC-accepted accredited institutions are those that are accredited by accrediting organizations recognized by either the U.S. Department of Education at or The Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) at

The above are minimum academic, test score or professional requirements only.  Read the entire application checklist to determine what documents must be included in your submission.