Program Highlights & Benefits
100% online or on-ground programs
2 year or less completion time, including holiday breaks
No GRE or admission tests
No weekend classes
What You Learn
The Advanced Literacy program prepares teachers for literacy instruction at early childhood, elementary, middle school or high school levels, which leads to becoming Texas certified as a reading specialist after passing the Reading Specialist Exam.
How You Learn
On-Ground: This is a cohort program. You will take one course at a time, attending class one night a week from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. Every semester, you will complete two 8-week courses. Following this schedule, you will finish the program in six semesters. A 16-week case study is required.
Online: This program is an online cohort. Every semester, you will complete two 8-week courses. Following this schedule, you will finish the program in six semesters. A 16-week case study is required.
Upon completion of the program, students will earn a Master of Education degree in Advanced Literacy and be prepared to sit for the Reading Specialist Certification Exam.
|MED 5309||Differentiated Instruction & Learning Theory||3|
|MED 5308||Ethics & Leadership in Education||3|
|MED 5303||Curriculum Design and Practice||3|
|MED 5305||The Classroom Teacher as Researcher||3|
|LTC 5330||Language Acquisition and Emergent Literacy||3|
|LTC 5333||Literature and Literacy||3|
|LTC 5338||Reading and Literacy Programs||3|
|LTC 5331||Reading and Writing across the Curriculum||3|
|LTC 5339||Evaluation and Diagnosis of Literacy Needs||3|
|LTC 5336||Literacy Improvement and Remediation-Case Study||3|
|Total Credit Hours:||30|
While the chart above lists each of the courses that make up the MEd degree for informational purposes, this is not an official class schedule, and is subject to change.