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:
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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.
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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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Application requirements for international applicants:
The requirements for the Reading master’s degree are 36 semester credit hours, including 24 semester hours in Reading and an additional 3-credit research course. The additional 9 semester hours needed to complete the Reading master’s degree depend on the choices a student makes regarding certification (i.e., Reading Specialist and/or Master Reading Teacher). The student choosing to receive a Reading Specialist Certificate and/ or Master Reading Teacher Certificate should consult with appropriate Reading faculty.
*Required for Reading Specialist
**Required for Master Reading Teacher
All students will engage in a capstone experience within READ 5396 - Literacy Research Seminar.
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