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Education Reading Specialist

Salisbury University

M.Ed.
12 months
Duration
724 USD/credit
612 USD/credit
404 USD/credit
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Tuition fee
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About

Reading specialists are instructional leaders and advocates for literacy. The Master of Education (M.Ed.) Reading Specialist program at Salisbury University is a professional degree and certification program designed to prepare reading educators in instructional and leadership capacities for K-12 school settings. 

Overview

Theory and practice are complimentary throughout program course work at SU. Students who complete the M.Ed. Reading Specialist program are eligible for MSDE reading specialist certification. The program is aligned with national standards for the preparation of reading professionals, as established by the International Literacy Association and CAEP. It also reflects principles of Maryland’s Redesign for Teacher Education.The curriculum promotes understanding of the relationship of all productive and receptive language processes in literacy development, as well as the factors that may disrupt that development. Through research and study, candidates become familiar with the knowledge base of the reading field. This knowledge is extended through action research projects in real classroom settings.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • History and Theory
  • Processes and Products
  • Emergent Literacies
  • Adolescent Literacies

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Fall Priority Deadline: March 1Fall Final Deadline: June 1

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Three recommendations from qualified individuals who support the candidate’s ability for graduate study in reading.
  • Provide copy of Teaching Certificate
  • Prerequisites for the Master of Education Reading Specialist program include an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher and a current elementary, secondary or K-12 teaching certificate.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    724 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 724 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    612 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 612 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    404 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 404 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

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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