Candidates are prepared to assume leadership roles in reading education by serving as special reading teachers, clinicians, diagnosticians, program coordinators, reading specialists, and reading supervisors.The graduate program meets standards of excellence for reading programs of the International Reading Association. Graduate program faculty and candidates work extensively in area schools to provide active practicum experiences.The M.A. in Reading Education is not an initial licensure program. Persons seeking an initial endorsement to teach in Tennessee should enter one of the initial licensure programs
- Methods of Research
- Action Research in Reading Education
- Linguistics of Reading
- Diagnostic and Remedial Procedures in Reading
- Teaching Reading
- Psychology of Reading
- 24 months
- 72 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
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In addition to general admission requirements for the School of Graduate Studies, persons seeking admission to the Master of Arts in Reading must have an overall undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale.Applicants who seek the Reading Specialist endorsement should also provide the following:
- three (3) letters of recommendation (at least one from a principal or other individual who serves in a supervisory role)
- a current résumé; and
- a copy of current teaching license.
International27693 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 27693 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
National9015 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 9015 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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