12 months
Duration
555 USD/credit 19980 USD/year
555 USD/credit 19980 USD/year
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About

The MEd in Reading at University of Lynchburg offers two tracks for educators who are interested in professional development: Reading Instruction and Reading Specialist. The Reading Specialist track leads to a Virginia licensure endorsement as a Reading Specialist, with passage of the Reading for Virginia Educators Assessment.

Overview

The Reading program offered by University of Lynchburg includes diagnosis, assessment, and remediation of reading problems, explicit reading and literature instruction, writing technology and research methodology. 

Program Emphases

  • Reading Instruction: This emphasis is designed for educators who are interested in strengthening their understanding of the field of reading in order to become experts on reading in their classrooms.
  • Reading Specialist: This emphasis is designed for educators who may want to move out of the classroom into specialized teaching of reading, to work as a literacy coach, or to move into central office director positions. This emphasis leads to a Virginia licensure endorsement as a reading specialist, with passage of the Reading for Virginia Educators Assessment.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Survey of Effective Reading Methods 
  • Strategies for Teaching Phonics, Spelling, and Vocabulary 
  • Teaching Writing
  • Adolescent Literature
  • Reading and Study Skills in the Content Area
  • Contemporary Issues in Language Arts Instruction

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

36 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An online or downloadable paper master’s degree application.
  • Three letters of recommendation from individuals who are familiar with your academic performance and/or work experience.
  • Personal essay (300-500 words) outlining: 1) your motivation for pursuing a graduate degree, and 2) your career goals and how the graduate program will help meet those goals.
  • Financial Resources Verification
  • Certificate of Finances
  • Official transcripts documenting receipt of a bachelor’s degree and any other transcripts reflecting relevant college work.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 555 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    19980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 555 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Fairfax

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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