Master of Education (M.Ed.)

Literacy Strategies for Content Learning

In-Person or Online 36 major credits * 2 or 3 years

As low as

$185/mo

*if using financial aid

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Reimbursement Friendly Completion Times • Flexible Online Format
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This program focuses on practical and effective reading and writing strategies to foster student growth in literacy. Participants explore intervention strategies for reading vocabulary, reading comprehension and writing in the content areas along with the diverse materials needed to meet the literacy needs of all students.

How You Learn

Online Format: This is an online graduate program. No face-to-face class meetings are required, but students will be engaged in an active and engaging online environment that includes assignments, materials, discussion threads, assessments and/or group activities done electronically. You will finish one 3-credit course every 8 weeks.

Face-to-Face Options are available, please contact the Graduate Information Office at (667) 444-2410.

Career Outcomes

Graduates leave the program will have met the MSDE requirements for Reading Teacher Secondary within their school.

Course Progression and Degree Requirements

M.Ed. Program Option

CourseTitleCredits
ED 639Psychological & Linguistic Foundations of Reading
(required for reading teacher endorsement)
3
ED 697Reading Strategies for Content Learning
(required for reading teacher endorsement)
3
ED 620 ATeaching Students to Write Using Multiple Strategies: Composing3
ED 638 BSpecial Project Seminar in Reading Intervention: Comprehension
(required for reading teacher endorsement)
1.5
ED 638 CSpecial Project Seminar in Reading Intervention: Vocabulary
(required for reading teacher endorsement)
1.5
ED 678Choosing Diverse Materials for Improving Content Learning2
ED 626Diagnosis of Reading Difficulties
(required for reading teacher endorsement)
3
ED 620 BTeaching Students to Write Using Multiple Strategies: Issues of Correctness3
ED 601Theories of Development3
ED 602Sociological Perspective3
ED 603Personality Development & Self Esteem3
ED 605Research Methods3
ED 606Action Research3
ED 679Special Project Seminar on Literacy Strategies
(Technology Requirement and Portfolio Completion)
1
 Total Credits:36

Post-Master’s Certificate (PDs) Program Option**

CourseTitleCredits
ED 639Psychological & Linguistic Foundations of Reading
(required for reading teacher endorsement)
3
ED 697Reading Strategies for Content Learning
(required for reading teacher endorsement)
3
ED 638 ASpecial Project Seminar in Reading Intervention: Comprehension
(required for reading teacher endorsement)
1.5
ED 638 BSpecial Project Seminar in Reading Intervention: Vocabulary
(required for reading teacher endorsement)
1.5
ED 626Diagnosis of Reading Difficulties
(required for reading teacher endorsement)
3
ED 602Sociological Perspective3
ED 603Personality Development & Self Esteem3
ED 679Special Project Seminar on Literacy Strategies
(Technology Requirement and Portfolio Completion)
1
 Total Credits:21

 

Please Note:

This course outline is tentative and is subject to change. Courses may be offered in a different order than outlined above.

**Any Professional Development Certification on its own is not eligible for Financial Aid.