This program is offered fully online with summer institutes. Apply for our May cohort starting July 1.

Program Options:

  • Doctor of Education - Reading Science requiring 60-75 credit hours
  • Ohio Reading Endorsement requiring 18 credit hours
  • Dyslexia Certificate requiring 21 credit hours
  • Master of Arts Degree requiring a total of 33 credit hours
  • Reading Science Certificate requiring 15 credit hours

Program Highlights

  • Curriculum focused on the Science of Reading.
  • Designed for the working professional, the Mount’s Doctoral program is convenient to an educator’s schedule, available fully online with on-campus summer institutes.
  • Built on the success of our fully online, IDA Accredited graduate programs in Reading Science.
  • We aim to prepare the next generation of education professors and literacy leaders to teach and lead others in the practices that have been identified most advantageous through scientifically-based reading research.



The mission of the Reading Science Program is to prepare educational leaders in the science of reading to effect social justice through impacting educational systems, enabling these systems to provide effective research-based literacy instruction for all. 
Forms and Information
Slides for 2021-2022 Ed.D Program Info Session 
Program Brochure 
Program Requirements 
Reading Science Ed.D Curriculum, Program and Admission Requirements
Course Descriptions
Sample Program Plan
Prerequisite Form

Financial Aid Information Form
2021-2022 Graduate Rate Sheet
View a complete listing of tuition, fees, and other costs associated with graduate study at the University.


Graduate Admission
800-654-9314, extension 4807

For additional information, please contact:
Dr. Amy Murdoch
Reading Science Director