Education, Reading Instruction Option, M.S.
The Department of Teacher Education at California State University, East Bay offers two levels for graduate study in the area of reading and language arts:
The Reading and Literacy Added Authorization is granted by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC) upon recommendation by Cal State East Bay. It authorizes service as a reading specialist at a school site. This program is 20 quarter units.
The Master of Science Degree, with an Option in Reading Instruction is granted by Cal State East Bay. Candidates who have earned the Reading and Literacy Added Authorization or previously earned the Reading and Language Arts Specialist Credential, are eligible to continue their graduate studies and earn the M.S. degree. This program is 45 quarter units (the 20 units for the Reading and Literacy Added Authorization, and 25 additional units).