Master of Education in Reading Education

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Total Semester Credit Hours Required

36 to 39 semester credit hours, including 6 semester credit hours for thesis (M.A.), or 3 seminar hours in literacy research culminating in an electronic professional portfolio (M.Ed.).

Major

27-30 semester credit hours
Children’s literature:  3 semester credit hours
Focus area:  6 semester credit hours, subject to advisor’s approval

Final Examination

Oral defense, covering the thesis or professional portfolio.

No grade below a ‘B’ is accepted toward the master’s degree.

Master of Education in Reading Program of Study (36 semester credit hours)

Blended Option-Campus Emphasis

Spring 1 (3 SCH)
Required Orientation
READ 5423Literacy: Practice to Theory3
Summer 1 (6 SCH)
READ 5443Literacy: Assessment and Instruction3
READ 5453Processes and Strategies for Comprehending Texts3
Fall 1 (3 SCH)
READ 5513Literacy and the Diverse Learner3
Spring 2 (3 SCH)
Self-scheduled required mid-program conference with advisor
READ 5503Phonological and Orthographic Language Systems in Literacy Learning3
Summer 2 (6 SCH)
READ 5463Practicum in Literacy: Analysis of Teaching and Mentoring3
READ 5493Research in Literacy: Responsive Action in Schools3
Fall 2 (3 SCH)
READ 5523Supervision and the Teaching of Reading3
Spring 3 (3 SCH)
Self-scheduled required conference with advisor
READ 5963Seminar in Literacy Research3
Other Courses: Students decide semester with advisor (9 SCH)
Two Focus Area Courses (must be approved by advisor)6
LS 5603Literature for Children and Young Adults3
Total Semester Credit Hours36

Blended Option-Online Emphasis

Fall 1 (3 SCH)
Required Orientation Saturday in August
READ 5423Literacy: Practice to Theory3
Spring 1 (3 SCH)
READ 5443Literacy: Assessment and Instruction3
Summer 1 (6 SCH)
READ 5513Literacy and the Diverse Learner3
READ 5503Phonological and Orthographic Language Systems in Literacy Learning3
Fall 2 (3 SCH)
Required mid-program conference with advisor
READ 5453Processes and Strategies for Comprehending Texts3
Spring 2 (3 SCH)
READ 5493Research in Literacy: Responsive Action in Schools3
Summer 2 (6 SCH)
READ 5963Seminar in Literacy Research3
READ 5523Supervision and the Teaching of Reading3
Fall 3 (3 SCH)
READ 5963Seminar in Literacy Research3
Other Courses (9 SCH)
Two Focus Area Courses (Must be approved by advisor)6
LS 5603Literature for Children and Young Adults3
Total Semester Credit Hours36