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Instructional Specialist (Reading Specialist PK-12)

Emporia State University

12 months
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About

The Instructional Specialist (Reading Specialist PK-12) MSc program offered at Emporia State University is intended for the teaching practitioner in settings from early childhood through adolescence and young adulthood. 

Overview

The Instructional Specialist (Reading Specialist PK-12) MSc program offered at Emporia State University does not require Kansas state licensure completion and is open to out-of-state applicants. 

The program is available online and is designed to:

  • provide specialized training for teachers to work with children in the classroom or in reading programs;
  • enhance a teacher’s expertise in reading to serve as a district- or building-level leader as an instructional specialist, reading teacher, or literacy coach;
  • provide coursework that may be transferred to other states with the approval of the licensing state;
  • prepare educators for teaching reading and language arts in a community college;
  • provide master’s level preparation for doctoral programs in reading and language arts;
  • provide the coursework and requirements for a Kansas Initial Specialist License—Reading Specialist through an accredited program. The ESU Reading Specialist Program is accredited by the Kansas State Department of Education and NCATE.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applications of Developmental Theories 
  • Information Literacy 
  • Differentiating Instruction 
  • Instructional Leadership and Coaching 
  • Teaching/Learning Models 
  • Leadership and Coaching Practicum

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Other requirements

General requirements

  • GPA: dependent on academic program
  • Non-native English speakers should submit official English proficiency test (TOEFL, IELTS, Duolingo English Test) scores. Non-native English speakers who do not submit a test score will need to take an English placement exam upon arrival to Emporia State University.
  • Emporia State University offers beginner, intermediate and advanced courses for students who need to improve their communication skills.
  • The duration of time to complete the Intensive English Program is based on the English Proficiency Test score as well as the student's initiative and performance in class. Students may be allowed to enroll in one or more academic courses while enrolled in the Intensive English Program depending on their placement scores.

Tuition Fee

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Funding

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