Reading and Language Arts, MS

Applying for Admission

Applicants must hold a Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education. Applicants must also have a minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.70 on a 4.00 point scale (where A is 4.00), or its equivalent, and good standing (3.00 GPA) in all post-baccalaureate course work. A minimum of one year teaching experience is preferred.

Candidates seeking only endorsement (not M.S.) as a Reading and Language Arts Consultant in the State of Connecticut must apply to the School of Graduate Studies for admission to the Advanced Official Certificate Program.

For consideration, applicants must submit the following:

  1. A completed online application with supplemental materials (
    • A current teaching certificate. One year of teaching experience is preferred
    • $50 application fee
  2. Official undergraduate and graduate transcripts from a regionally accredited institution of higher education (GPA of 2.70 or higher)

Official transcripts may be sent directly to the Graduate Recruitment & Admissions Office:

By Mail:

Central Connecticut State University
Graduate Recruitment & Admissions Office
1615 Stanley Street
Davidson Hall 116
New Britain, CT 06050

Admissions Contact

Graduate Recruitment & Admissions

Academic Contact

Dr. Julia Kara-Soteriou
Program Coordinator
Henry Barnard Hall, Room 310-01

Academic Department

Literacy, Elementary, & Early Childhood Education