Program Details

The Master of Arts in Teaching Reading degree with Reading and Literacy Added Authorization is offered to educators at different points in their career who are interested in developing their expertise in teaching reading.

Included in the course of study are the required courses for the CA Reading and Literacy Added Authorization (RLAA) issued by the Commission on Teacher Credentialing.

Preliminary Teaching Credential/Master’s Degree Program

Prospective teachers may enroll in our credential/master’s degree program and choose the Master of Arts in Teaching Reading degree with Reading and Literacy Added Authorization as their master’s degree. Candidates adding the Bilingual Authorization to their credential can also enroll in the MATR/Reading and Literacy Added Authorization master’s program.

Upon completion of three years of classroom teaching as teacher of record, apply through USF to the CA Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) to add the “Added Authorization in Reading and Literacy” to your credential.

Learn more about required courses and program learning outcomes by visiting the course catalog: