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Curriculum and Instruction - Reading and Language Arts Education

University of Houston

24 months
Duration
10728 USD/year
10728 USD/year
4632 USD/year
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About

The curriculum of the Curriculum and Instruction - Reading and Language Arts Education program of the University of Houston develops professional, interpersonal, and intrapersonal skills through core coursework, specialized electives and a capstone project.

Overview

Is this program for me?

The Curriculum and Instruction - Reading and Language Arts Education program of the University of Houston offers graduates two options to prepare for positions in literacy education:

  • A Master’s degree without certification – This option enables the students and advisors to tailor a degree plan specific to interests in literacy education. Students interested in this route may be previously certified to teach or interested in learning more about research in the field.
  • A Master’s Degree with a reading specialist certification – this certification allows students to work at all levels, from K-12th grade. They will typically assist students with reading through various methods and strategies and also serve as a coach/mentor to other teachers. Read more about the reading specialist certification.

It will typically take 2 years to complete the degree if students are enrolled full-time (9 hours per semester).

What can I do with my degree?

A master’s degree in curriculum and instruction — reading, language arts, and literature education provides the best possible preparation for careers as leaders in schools and child-related agencies such as hospitals, industry, and mental health.

Graduates of this program may pursue the following positions:

  • Community college instructors
  • Curriculum specialists
  • Literacy coaches/mentors
  • Reading specialist (for those students pursuing certification)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Developing and Publishing Literacy Materials
  • Diagnosis and Correction of Reading Problems
  • Master Reading Teacher
  • Literature for Children
  • Literacy Instruction
  • Literature for Adolescents

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete online graduate application including statement of interest, resume/c.v., letters of recommendation, and application fee payment.
  • Official reporting of GRE scores taken in the last five years
  • International students have additional documentation requirements.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10728 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5364 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    10728 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5364 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    4632 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2316 USD per semester during 24 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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