The College of Education offers an M.Ed. Reading Specialty degree open to licensed teachers who will have three years of teaching experience when they complete the program based on state licensure requirements for the Reading Specialist. This 33-hour program has 15 hours of master’s level coursework focused on reading. These specialty courses include two courses designed to equip graduates with the skills to collaborate with other teachers to improve their reading instruction focused on instructional coaching and collaborative practice in literacy instruction.
All M.Ed. candidates take the following two courses as non-credit, no-charge, and pass/fail, one during their first semester and one during the semester in which they graduate: