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M.Sc. On Campus Online Blended

Reading Specialist PK-12 - Education

Saint Joseph's University

18 months
Duration
796 USD/credit 15920 USD/year
796 USD/credit 15920 USD/year
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About

The M.S. Reading Specialist PK-12 - Education program at Saint Joseph's University is designed for individuals who possess a minimum Level I instructional certification and wish to focus on expanding their skills to improve reading achievement in their school or district by serving as master teachers, coaches or instructional specialists in PK-12 school reading programs. 

Overview

Learning outcomes

The Reading Specialist PK-12 - Education program at Saint Joseph's University has a dual focus: the preparation of reading specialists and the development of master teachers in reading. The curriculum concentrates on providing the student with extensive preparation in assessment and instruction in the area of literacy. During the five-week capstone internship, students utilize their knowledge from previous coursework. Upon completion, students are eligible to take the Pennsylvania reading specialist PRAXIS exam and apply for a reading specialist certification.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Historical and Contemporary Perspectives in Education
  • Psychology of Teaching: Development Perspectives
  • Perspectives in Early Childhood Education 
  • Language and Culture
  • Interdisciplinary Teaching: Science
  • Interdisciplinary Teaching: Math and Technology
  • Interdisciplinary Teaching: Social Studies and Creative Exp 
  • Foundations and Current Issues in Special Education
  • Diagnostic Assessment and Progress Monitoring 
  • Inclusive Classroom Practices 
  • Early Childhood/Elementary Student Teaching 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Blended, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed online application
  • Official transcripts for all credits earned, undergraduate and graduate
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Professional resume
  • Personal statement

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 796 USD per credit during 18 months.
  • National

    15920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 796 USD per credit during 18 months.

Living costs for Philadelphia

1313 - 2284 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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