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Reading Specialization, M.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration

About

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

              • Minimum required score:

                6

                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.

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              • Minimum required score:

                79

                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 ®.

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              • Minimum required score:

                550

                The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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              • Minimum required score:

                53

                PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

              Academic Requirements

              • This programme accepts GRE® scores and has provided a recommended score range.

                Recommended Verbal Reasoning score:

                146

                The recommended range represents scores typically accepted at this institution. Scores outside the range may still be considered.

                The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

              General Requirements

              • Complete and Submit the online application
              • $35 Non-refundable Application Fee
              • Official Transcripts from all previously attended Colleges and/or Universities. Degrees must be earned from schools that are accredited by one of the seven regional accrediting bodies recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)
              • Students applying for a graduate program in business must submit either a Graduate Management Aptitude Test (GMAT) (Code#6822) score or a Graduate Record Exam (GRE) score.
              • Three (3) letters of recommendation are required for students majoring in any doctoral program
              • Proof of English Proficiency

              Tuition Fee

              • International

                28364 USD/year
                Tuition Fee
                Based on the original amount of 14182 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
              • National

                28364 USD/year
                Tuition Fee
                Based on the original amount of 14182 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
              • In-State

                11776 USD/year
                Tuition Fee
                Based on the original amount of 5888 USD per semester 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

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