Master of Education in Reading Education
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.).
27-30 semester credit hours
Children’s literature: 3 semester credit hours
Focus area: 6 semester credit hours, subject to advisor’s approval
The capstone experience is a professional digital 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)
Fall start course sequence is below. Summer start also available and would start with a Special Topics course. (See advisor.)
|Required Orientation Saturday in August|
|READ 5423||Literacy: Practice to Theory||3|
|READ 5443||Literacy: Assessment and Instruction||3|
|READ 5513||Literacy and the Diverse Learner||3|
|READ 5503||Phonological and Orthographic Language Systems in Literacy Learning||3|
|Required mid-program conference with advisor|
|READ 5453||Processes and Strategies for Comprehending Texts||3|
|READ 5463||Practicum in Literacy: Analysis of Teaching and Mentoring||3|
|READ 5493||Research in Literacy: Responsive Action in Schools||3|
|READ 5523||Supervision and the Teaching of Reading||3|
|READ 5963||Seminar in Literacy Research||3|
|Two Focus Area Courses (Must be approved by advisor)||6|
|LS 5603||Literature for Children and Young Adults||3|