Reading Specialist, M.Ed.

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Minimum Total Hours (Non-Thesis): 32

Program Code: M812

  • This program is Non-Thesis Only.

Required Courses

Core Courses
Studies in Teaching & Learning
EDRG 5934Applications of Literacy Instructional Strategies4
Studies in Cultural Diversity
EDRG 5573Culture, Language and Literacy3
EDRG 5553Issues and Research in Reading/Literacy3
EDRG 5723Emergent and Beginning Literacy3
EDRG 5643Survey of Literacy for All Learners3
EDRG 5814Applications of Literacy Assessment and Evaluation4
EDRG 5733Adolescent Literacy3
EDRG 5903Literacy Leadership3
EDRG 5753Digital and Multimodal Literacies3
EDRG 5843Writing Across the Disciplines3
Total Credit Hours32

General Requirements for all Master's Degrees

The master’s degree requires the equivalent of at least two semesters of satisfactory graduate work and additional work as may be prescribed for the degree.

All coursework applied to the master’s degree must carry graduate credit.

Master’s degree programs which require a thesis consist of at least 30 credit hours. All non-thesis master’s degree programs require at least 30 credit hours.

Credit transferred from other institutions must meet specific criteria and is subject to certain limitations.

Courses completed through correspondence study may not be applied to the master’s degree.

To qualify for a graduate degree, students must achieve an overall grade point average of 3.0 or higher in the degree program coursework and in all resident graduate coursework attempted. A student must also have at least a 3.0 in all coursework (including undergraduate coursework if any).

Additional information for master's degree students may be found in the Graduate College Bulletin.