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Reading Education

University of West Florida

M.Ed.
24 months
Duration
1029 USD/credit
463 USD/credit
369 USD/credit
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Tuition fee
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The Reading Education Master's Degree is an innovative, educational program that links literacy research to practical classroom practices. 

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Overview

This 36-semester hour program is offered online, nationwide as an advanced degree program for credentialed teachers. The curriculum for the program is based on the International Reading Association standards which also encompass the Florida Department of Education Reading Endorsement and certification requirements.

The M.Ed. in Reading is an innovative, educational program steeped in scientifically-based reading research using the "Lesson Study" approach tying research immediately to practical classroom applications. This entirely online program is designed to enhance the professional skills and knowledge of current educators as well as transitions into specialized areas of reading leadership within the schools and district-level positions; thus, applicants must hold a current teaching certificate. The curriculum for the program is based on the International Reading Association standards which also encompass the FLDOE Reading Endorsement and certification requirements. Upon program completion, candidates are encouraged to add the Reading Endorsement/Certification to their teaching certificate. The program holds FLDOE approval for K-12 Reading Endorsement and Reading Certification.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Methods of Advanced Language Arts and Writing
  • Literature for Children and Young Adults
  • Classroom Reading Assessments
  • Foundations of Middle and Secondary Literacy
  • Foundations of Literacy Development
  • Identifying and Preventing Reading Difficulties

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3 (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
80 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Hold professional teaching certification
  • Have earned a GPA of at least 3.0 on bachelor's degree
  • Submit a current (within five years) official Graduate Record Exam (GRE) verbal score OR Miller Analogies Test (MAT) score
  • Submit a letter of intent that includes the following information: your background, short- and long-term goals, contributions you would like to make to your field of study, and strengths you bring to the program
  • Submit contact information (email addresses and phone numbers) for two professional references
  • Demonstrate proficiency in ESOL via completion of an ESOL survey course or district in-service points
  • Demonstrate proficiency of the Additional Elements of the Florida Uniform Core Curriculum (UCC)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1029 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1029 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    463 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 463 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    369 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 369 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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