As part of the MSEd program in Reading/Writing/Literacy, many students earn certification as Reading Specialists. If you already have a Master’s degree in a relevant field in Education or a minimum of eight courses in Education with grades of A or B, you are eligible for a six-course sequence resulting in certification as a Reading Specialist.
For more information: https://www.gse.upenn.edu/lcie
6 courses for Reading Specialist Certification if student holds initial certification.
7 courses for Reading Specialist Certification if student does NOT hold initial certification.
|EDUC 5325||Fieldwork in Language in Education (Spring only) 1||1|
|EDUC 5333||Forming and Reforming the Elementary Reading/Writing/Literacy Curriculum (Summer or Fall)||1|
|EDUC 5335||Literature for Children and Adolescents (Summer or Fall)||1|
|EDUC 6329||Teaching English/Language and Literacy in Middle and Secondary Schools (Fall only)||1|
|EDUC 6335||Assessing Language and Learning Differences (Spring only)||1|
|EDUC 7335||Tutorial Work in Reading/Writing/Literacy (Spring only)||1|
|Total Course Units||6|
Students with initial certification and one year of teaching experience take EDUC 5325 once. Students without certification and experience must take EDUC 5325 twice – in Fall and Spring terms.
The degree and major requirements displayed are intended as a guide for students entering in the Fall of 2023 and later. Students should consult with their academic program regarding final certifications and requirements for graduation.