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 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: Education 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)
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