College of Education - Graduate

Reading/Language Arts

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M.Ed in Literacy Studies emphasis in Reading/Language Arts

The Reading/Language Arts emphasis provides elementary and secondary teachers with the appreciation, theory, and practical skills needed to teach various areas of reading and language arts. The reading specialist endorsement (K-12) is designed for persons who are interested in administration and supervision of district-wide reading/language arts programs.

The Reading/Language Arts emphasis offers various options for course delivery: Face-to-Face, Hybrid, and Online.

All degree-seeking students in the Reading/Language Arts emphasis program are required to take a minimum of 33 semester hours. If a candidate is pursuing the Reading Specialist K-12 endorsement, they must complete the 36 hour Reading Specialist program. Candidates pursuing the elementary reading or secondary reading endorsement must complete 24 semester hours in the appropriate endorsement program.

Students may select:

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