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Reading Education, M.Ed.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
Chester, PA, United States
Widener’s graduate program in reading education provides a channel for teachers to enrich their professional growth by teaching literacy to students using current methodologies and technologies. The program is guided by a conceptual framework, which emphasizes academic excellence, collaboration, diversity, and lifelong learning.

About

The graduate program in reading education is guided by a conceptual framework, which emphasizes academic excellence, collaboration, diversity, and life-long learning. Students are pushed to become leading professionals in the field through the use of experiential and collaborative learning projects and practicums. 

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • The Role of the Reading Professional
  • Practicum for Reading Specialists
  • Literature for Children and Adolescents

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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:

    80

    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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General Requirements

  • Completed application form
  • Passport (scan of photo page)
  • Copy of current i-20 and us visa
  • Copy of financial evidence (e.g. Bank statement, sponsor's letter)
  • Course-by-course credential evaluation of undergraduate qualifications from a professional evaluation service
  • Certified copies of all academic transcripts
  • Student statement of intent
  • 2 letters of recommendation by an employer or academic source
  • Resume/cv
  • Gre/gmat score if either test has been taken (not required)
  • Certified copy of school completion certificate

Tuition Fee

  • National

    790 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 790 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Chester

  • 1000 - 1500 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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