Reading PK-12

Degree: Master of Arts in Education
Program: Reading PK-12
Degree Level: Graduate
Credit Hours: 36 credit hours
Delivery Format: Online

Prerequisites: Bachelor's Degree with a Teaching Certificate
Length of Program:
The usual time to complete these hours is 2 ½ to 3 years. Credits received from previous coursework will apply toward the degree for up to 10 years.
How to Apply:  Application Process


Department Core Courses (12 hours)

TE 800 Educational Research
TE 803 Philosophy of Education
TE 804 Curriculum Development in Multicultural Education
TE 805P Overview of Assistive Technology or TE 886P Technology Tools for Teachers

Literacy Specialization (21 hours required)
TE 816B Practicum: Reading
TE 845 Contemporary Theory and Practice in Reading
TE 846 Diagnosis/Correction of Reading Difficulties
TE 854 Reading in the Content Areas
TE 897 Seminar in Education
Take one course from (Take the course not taken as an undergraduate):
ENG 847P Children's Literature
ENG 848P Literature for Adolescents
ENG 849 Children's & Adolescent Literature
Take one course from:
TE 853C Improvement of Instruction in Elementary School Language Arts
ENG 871P Language and Composition in the Secondary School

Electives (3 hours)
ENG 803 Descriptive Linguistics
ENG 845 Creative Writing for Public School Teachers
ENG 895 Directed Readings (1-3 cr. hrs.)
TE 883 Classroom Desktop Publishing
TESE 829P Assessment of Young Children: Birth to Five
TESE 863 Research Based Instructional Strategies for Students with Disabilities