The Reading Education program offers a 33-hour M.Ed. program. Designed for experienced teachers, the M.Ed. Program in Reading Education qualifies graduates for the North Carolina Advanced Standard Professional II teaching license in K-12 reading education. Relevant to all areas of the K-12 curriculum, this program is designed for classroom teachers and aspiring literacy specialists who are interested in improving instructional programs and practices that promote literacy among all learners. There is also a PhD in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in Reading Education.