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Reading Specialist - Initial

Westfield State University

M.Ed.
24 months
Duration
14895 USD/year
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About

This master’s degree program is for candidates who possess initial licensure in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, or Moderate Disabilities and desire initial licensure as a Reading Specialist.

Overview

For candidates who have taught for three years in the area of their initial license (Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, or Moderate Disabilities), and who have met the other requirements listed in licensure regulations, it will also lead to professional licensure in the area of the first license.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introductory course in special education
  • Introductory course in multicultural education
  • Introductory course in computer applications
  • Social Cultural Theories: Foundations of Education
  • Laboratory in Program Assessment and Design
  • Sheltered English Immersion
  • School Oral and Written Literary Practices
  • Diagnosis of and Intervention for Literacy Difficulties: Grades Prek-2
  • Issues and Problems in Reading: Advanced Seminar
  • Diagnosis of and Intervention for Literacy Difficulties: Grades 3-12
  • Applying Linguistics to the Teaching of Literacy
  • Contemporary and Historical Perspectives of Literacy Instruction

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor's degree with either a major or concentration in a business related discipline from an accredited institution.
  • An undergraduate cumulative grade point average of 3.0.
  • Three letters of recommendation, including a minimum of one academic reference.
  • A written statement of purpose and intent to complete the program.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14895 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14895 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  •  $1,050 per credit for resident

Funding

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Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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Reading Specialist - Initial
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Westfield State University

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