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.
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 525||Fieldwork in Language in Education (Spring only) 1, 2||1|
|EDUC 533||Forming and Reforming the Elementary Reading/Writing/Literacy Curriculum (Summer or Fall)||1|
|EDUC 535||Literature for Children and Adolescents (Summer or Fall)||1|
|EDUC 629||Teaching English/Language and Literacy in Middle and Secondary Schools (Fall only)||1|
|EDUC 635||Assessing Language and Learning Differences (Spring only)||1|
|EDUC 735||Tutorial Work in Reading/Writing/Literacy (Spring only)||1|
|Total Course Units||6|
Teaching Experience must be taken before EDUC 525 Spring Semester.
Fieldwork RWL (May be waived if student is certified with one year teaching experience)
The degree and major requirements displayed are intended as a guide for students entering in the Fall of 2020 and later. Students should consult with their academic program regarding final certifications and requirements for graduation.