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Reading Literacy, M.Ed.

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    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
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Teachers who are highly qualified in the area of language arts are in high demand as literacy expectations continue to increase. The Reading Literacy specialization serves to strengthen a teacher's competency, making them extremely valuable in the area of reading proficiency.

About

This program prepares experienced teachers to assess reading literacy, as well as develop, plan and implement reading programs to assist the diverse needs and abilities of students. Courses can be completed online or in the traditional classroom setting. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Developmental Language and Literacy
  • Methods of Teaching Developmental Reading
  • The Principles and Practices of Teaching Phonics
  • Reading Assessment and Intervention
  • Reading in the Content Areas
  • Clinical Practicum in Reading

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:

    61

    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:

    500

    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.

    Schedule TOEFL®
  • 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.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • Completed application form
  • Official transcript(s) of undergraduate and other graduate study sent directly from the applicant's college(s) to Graduate Admissions at Walsh University. Transcripts are not necessary for Walsh University graduates.
  • Please complete a writing sample and return it with the application booklet
  • Recommendations by three unrelated persons qualified to appraise scholastic aptitude and personal and professional promise.
  • Interview with the Director of Graduate Education Studies in the Division of Education.
  • Copy of Teaching License (if a licensed teacher.)

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    1290 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 645 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National Applies to you

    1290 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 645 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for North Canton

  • 1034 - 1710 USD/month
    Living Costs

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