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Reading and Literacy Reading Specialist

Lewis University

12 months
Duration
640 USD/credit 24960 USD/year
640 USD/credit 24960 USD/year
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About

The Reading and Literacy Reading Specialist program at Lewis University is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) is and recognized by the International Reading Association.

Overview

Students in the M.A. in Reading and Literacy Reading Specialist program from Lewis University become fully prepared to provide effective instruction and leadership in literacy. 

Key Features 

  • Upon graduation, students will have extensive practicum experiences in assessment, case report development, instruction preparation and delivery, and more. 
  • Graduates will be eligible to teach reading to students and provide technical assistance and professional development in reading to other teachers.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Child and Adolescent Literature
  • Teaching Reading to the Diverse Learner
  • Theory and Practice for Intervention and Remediation of Reading
  • Assessment and Diagnosis of Reading Problems
  • Instruction and Resources for Developing Multiliteracies
  • Organizational Systems in Educational Leadership

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.75

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Illinois Professional Educator License
  • Fulfillment of House Bill 150 (Survey of Exceptional Children and Adolescents or Exceptional Learners in Inclusive Communities)
  • A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.75 for the final 60 credit hours of study
  • Official college transcripts from all institutions previously attended
  • Successful completion of the Lewis University College of Education and Social Sciences Graduate Writing Examination
  • Submission of a graduate application form with non-refundable application fee
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Evidence of two (2) years of successful teaching experience by the end of the program

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24960 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 640 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    24960 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 640 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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