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Master of Education - Curriculum and Instruction - Literacy Studies: Master Reading Teacher Focus

This program is entirely online.

Certification as a Master Reading Teacher requires 3 years of verifiable classroom teaching experience.

Total hours: 36

Required Master Reading Teacher Coursework (9 credit hours)
LIST 5373 Foundations of Literacy Learning in the Primary Grades
LIST 5350 Literacy Assessment
LIST 5361 Language Learning: Educational Perspectives
Required Coursework (6 credit hours)
LIST 5325 Current Trends in Reading & Language Arts (should precede LIST 5385)
LIST 5385 Literacy Research (should precede LIST 5317)
Choose one course from each of the following groups (9 credit hours)
LIST 5326
LIST 5345
LIST 5362
Teaching the Language Arts in Secondary Schools
Content Area Reading and Writing
Literacy Instructions in ESL/Bilingual Settings
LIST 5353
LIST 5354
Literature for Children & Young Adults
Multicultural Literature for Children
LIST 5346
LIST 5384
Teaching the Writing Process
Advanced Pedagogy of Writing
LIST Electives (6 credit hours)
LIST 53XX Choose in consultation with program director
Required Student Teaching (6 credit hours)
LIST 5316 Literacy Student Teaching I (must be taken in first long semester of enrollment)
LIST 5317 Literacy Student Teaching II (capstone- taken in last long semester of enrollment)

Program of Work

Upon admission to the program, you will meet with your program director to create a program of work. This will plot out what courses you will take each semester until you complete the program.