M.Ed. in Reading Frequently Asked Questions



  • The fully online program comprises 33 total hours, including a professional sequence of 15 hours that is required of all candidates and a teaching field concentration of 18 hours that will be taken either in the Secondary & Middle Grades Education concentration or the Elementary & Early Childhood Education concentration. Read more about the program of study here.

  • Candidates can finish the program in four (4) semesters by taking nine (9) credit hours each semester. However, candidates may choose to take fewer hours each semester to balance the demands of graduate school and teaching full-time, which would allow for program completion in five (5) or six (6) semesters.

  • You are strongly encouraged to check the Georgia Professional Standards Commission Upgrade Advisor before enrolling to determine if obtaining this degree or an endorsement will lead toward a pay and/or certificate upgrade.

  • Candidates should submit their completed application packets to the Graduate School by April 1 for summer admission and July 1 for fall admission. ALL documents must be submitted by the deadline date to be considered for admission. You can find more information at The Graduate School's Admissions website, or you can apply online.

  • For more information about this degree program, please call 470.578.6314. For more information on graduate admissions, please call 470.578.6043 or email graded@kennesaw.edu.