Reading PK-12, Master of Arts in Education
Offered by Department of Teacher Education
Program Information and Admission Requirements
The Reading PK-12 program requires four core classes covering the areas of research, democracy, diversity, and technology in accordance with the renewed focus of the College of Education. The program is 36 credit hours; however, additional credit hours may be needed for state certification in some endorsement areas.
Admission requirements include GPA and either the Graduate Record Examination or a Professional Biography. The Reading PK-12 program requires teacher certification.
The Reading program satisfies the academic requirements for professional certification and an additional endorsement in reading. The current endorsement track includes PK-12.
Successful completion of a comprehensive examination/project is required of all degree-seeking students prior to graduation. There are three parts:
- Program examination/project
- Departmental examination, and
- College of Education survey of Desired Outcomes.
Contact your adviser at least one semester in advance of your planned graduation. Additionally, you must apply for graduation in the first few weeks of the semester in which you intend to graduate even if you will not attend.
This program is offered online only.
All students are required to complete the comprehensive exams and the exit survey during the semester of graduation or program completion.
|Department Core Courses|
|TE 800||Education Research||3|
|TE 803||Philosophy of Education||3|
|TE 804||Curriculum Development in Multicultural Education||3|
|TE 805P||Overview of Assistive Technology||3|
|or TE 886P||Technology Tools for Teachers|
|TE 816B||Practicum: Reading||3|
|TE 845||Contemporary Theory & Practice in Reading||3|
|TE 846||Diagnosis/Correction of Reading Difficulties||3|
|TE 854||Reading in the Content Areas||3|
|TE 897||Seminar in Reading||3|
|TE 853C||Improvement of Instruction in Elementary School Language Arts||3|
|or ENG 871P||Language and Composition in the Secondary School|
|Select one of the following:||3|
|Literature for Adolescents|
|Children's Adolescent Lit|
|Select 3 credit hours from the suggested list or another course with the consent of your advisor:||3|
|Creative Writing for Public School Teachers|
|Assessment of Young Children: Birth to Five|
|Research-Based Instructional Strategies for Students with Disabilities|
|Total Credit Hours||36|