Reading, MS (36 hours)
The Master's in Reading allows the student to earn a master's degree with the option of applying coursework to two additional certifications: Reading Specialist and/or Master Reading Teacher. The program adheres to the International Literacy Association's Standards for Literacy Professionals.
To accommodate the working professional, the Master's in Reading is an online degree program.
The Master of Science in Reading prepares graduates to:
|Fall I||Fall II||Spring I||Spring II||Summer I||Summer II|
|August 17th||October 8th||January 11th||March 14th||May 25th||June 29th|
Application deadlines are one week prior to the start of each of the six course cycle dates: Spring, mid-term Spring, Summer I, summer II, Fall, and mid-term Fall.
|Complete Application for Admission:||
Please Note: Applicants who wish to apply for a different program will be required to submit a new application. The application processing fee is required for each application submitted.
Application requirements specific to this program :
*Please allow 3-5 business days to receive Student ID before submitting additional supporting documents.
Submit all supporting documents online.
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|EDFN 5301 - Introduction to Research||3 credits|
|READ 5345 - Stages and Standards for Reading Development||3 credits|
|READ 5350 - Multicultural Literacy||3 credits|
|READ 5371 - Diagnosis and Correction of Reading Problems||3 credits|
|READ 5392 - Psycho-sociolinguistics and Reading||3 credits|
|**READ 5395 - Leadership and Literacy||3 credits|
|READ 5697 - Reading Practicum||6 credits|
|READ 5396 - Literacy Research Seminar||3 credits|
9 hours of Electives can be taken from the following categories
|READ 5381 - Exploring the Literature of Children and Adolescents||3 credits|
|READ 5310 - Emergent Literacy||3 credits|
|READ 5314 - College/Adult Literacy||3 credits|
|READ 5346 - Trends and issues in Literacy||3 credits|
|READ 5352 - Theoretical Models of Reading and Writing||3 credits|
|READ 5355 - Teaching Literacy through Technology||3 credits|
|*READ 5369 - Content Area Reading||3 credits|
|**READ 5372 - Classroom Assessment and instruction||3 credits|
|READ 5393 - Literacy Curriculum and Supervision||3 credits|
|READ 5390 - Professional Seminar: Special Topics in Literacy||3 credits|
*Required for Reading Specialist
**Required for Master Reading Teacher
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