Reading Specialist Endorsement, Master | Part time | Old Dominion University | Norfolk, United States
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Reading Specialist Endorsement

12 months
Duration
1394 USD/credit 41820 USD/year
1394 USD/credit 41820 USD/year
571 USD/credit 17130 USD/year
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About

Reading Specialist Endorsement at Old Dominion University is designed to provide professional training for prospective reading specialists, literacy coaches, and elementary- and secondary-level reading teachers or a general master's degree in reading.

Overview

At Reading Specialist Endorsement at Old Dominion University extensive course offerings permit the graduate student to pursue an area of interest, such as elementary school reading, secondary school reading, college reading, literacy coaching, and reading in clinical settings. As a culminating experience, each student investigates a problem area and prepares a formal research paper or project on a topic of interest.

Learning Goals 

Candidate study may include an intensive search of the professional literature on reading or selected field experiences in public, private, or governmental reading programs that provide reading services to clients. In addition, candidates tutor children and aid in the diagnosis and remediation of reading problems. Candidates who have three years of satisfactory experience in teaching reading, completed the entire degree program, and satisfactorily completed the Reading for Virginia Educators: Reading Specialists-coded 5304 may obtain the reading specialist endorsement. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Literacy Learning
  • Word Study, Phonics, and Linguistics
  • Culturally Responsive Literacy for All Learners
  • New Literacies, Digital Technologies, and Learning
  • Diagnostic Teaching of Reading in the Classroom
  • Organizing and Supervising Reading Program Development
  • Advanced Language Development and Reading
  • Practicum in Reading

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Other requirements

General requirements

  • an essay on why you would like to become a reading specialist;
  •  two recommendations from professional sources one being a supervisor (a link is available in the application);
  •  a copy of your 5-Year renewal
  • teaching license; OFFICIAL copies of all transcripts of undergraduate and graduate coursework (for ODU coursework, just submit an unofficial copy for the application)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    41820 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1394 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    41820 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1394 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    17130 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 571 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Norfolk

1100 - 1900 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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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