Master of Education - Curriculum and Instruction - Literacy Studies: Reading Specialist Focus
This program is entirely online.
The Reading Specialist certification includes an option to apply for Master Reading Teacher certification after becoming certified as a Reading Specialist. Certification as a Master Reading Teacher requires 3 years of verifiable classroom teaching experience.
Total hours: 36
|Required Coursework (18 credit hours)|
|LIST 5325||Current Trends in Reading & Language Arts (should precede LIST 5385)|
|LIST 5326||Teaching the Language Arts in Secondary Schools|
|LIST 5345||Content Area Reading and Writing|
|LIST 5350||Literacy Assessment|
|LIST 5361||Language Learning: Educational Perspectives|
|LIST 5385||Literacy Research (should precede LIST 5317)|
|Choose one course from each of the following pairs (6 credit hours)|
|LIST 5353||Literature for Children & Young Adults|
|LIST 5354||Multicultural Literature for Children|
|LIST 5346||Teaching the Writing Process|
|LIST 5384||Advanced Pedagogy of Writing (requires faculty approval)|
|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.