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States require that the MidAmerica Nazarene University be authorized to deliver university-level distance and online education to their residents. Find out if your state is included in our Online Degree Authorization agreements.

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Jessica Svoboda
Assistant Professor, Community Counseling Center Clinical Coordinator
Keegan Hunzeker
Admissions Counselor
James Leininger
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Leigh Kreshel
Chair of Natural Health and Mathematical Sciences, Assistant Professor
Tia Marie Strait
Department Chair, Pre-Licensure Nursing, EdD, MS
Renee Dutter Miller
Kay Hall
Coordinator for Student Academic Success
Giesele Taylor
Director of Persistence
Lon Dagley
Assistant Library Director
Jill Speicher
Assistant Professor
Teresa Hale-Lespier
Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Katelyn Gibson
ABSN Program Specialist

Reading Specialist Track

The Master’s in Reading Specialist track is designed to teach you how to provide classroom teachers targeted instruction on teaching literacy.


  • Meets online
  • Fulfill 33-35 credit hours at $419 per credit hour
  • Complete your Masters in 18 months

The reading specialist program is a degree to provide classroom teachers with advanced study in the field of literacy. Upon graduation, you will hold a new level of professional expertise in research-based reading instruction, on-going classroom assessment of reading, and knowledge of newly published children’s and adolescent literature for improving your teaching and reading leadership.

A mobile, web-based curriculum allows you to complete the online Master’s in Education degree program in 18 months. You will participate in specialized courses in a selected area of interest. Many working adults choose our online Master’s in Education program because it offers the freedom to work toward a degree anytime, anywhere.

The Education Master’s degree from MNU is fully accredited by CAEP, and courses are taught by highly-qualified, experienced instructors. Our instructors enhance their lessons with podcasts, vodcasts, social networking, wikis and other electronic delivery technology.

You’ll engage in real-time webcasts with instructors throughout the program using virtual collaboration tools like Zoom, allowing for asynchronized and synchronized learning each week. If you’re looking for a school where you can earn your Reading Specialist Master’s degree, contact MNU today.


January 10, 2022: Reading Specialist

*For information on our priority application deadlines and registration deadlines, please contact us at 913-971-3800 or at


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