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Reading Specialization, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months


The program emphasizes building on student's strengths and on providing instruction appropriate for their individual needs. The program results in a master of science degree and certification as a Reading Specialist by the Texas Education Agency after passing the Texas state certification exam.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Diagnosis of Reading 
  • Using Trade Books to Teach Reading
  • Workshop in Teaching Language Arts 
  • Developmental Reading
  • Improving Reading of Sec. Students
  • Special Problems in Reading
  • Clinical Practicum in Reading 
  • Graduate Research Project 

              Detailed Programme Facts

              • Programme intensity Full-time
                • Full-time duration 24 months
              • Languages
                • English
              • Delivery mode
                On Campus

              English Language Requirements

              You only need to take one of these language tests:

              • Minimum required score:


                The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

                Schedule TOEFL®
              • Minimum required score:


                The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

              Academic Requirements

              • A four-year degree in Engineering or closely related field with working experience
              • Students satisfying concurrent enrollment criteria of Texas A&M - Kingsville graduate classes.
              • No more that two repeated undergraduate courses.

              Tuition Fee

              • International Applies to you

                13709 USD/year
                Tuition Fee
                Based on the original amount of 13709 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
              • National Applies to you

                4708 USD/year
                Tuition Fee
                Based on the original amount of 4708 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
              We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

              Living costs for Kingsville

              • 921 - 1710 USD/month
                Living Costs

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


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