Graduate Studies

Master of Education: Reading Option

 

Program Structure

This program structure is an example of the courses you would likely take in this program. For a copy of the official plan of study click HERE.

Thesis Track

 

Courses Credits
Professional Core 9
EC 502 Research in Special Programs
   OR RD 502 Research in Special Programs
   OR SPED 502 Research in Special Programs
3
EDF 501 Research Design and Interpretation 3
EDF 530 Advanced Human Development and Learning 3
 
Professional Preparation 18
RD 505 Psychological Processes in Reading 3
RD 413/513 Developing Student Writing 3
RD 414/514 Teaching Reading K-3 3
RD 517 Diagnostic Aspects of Reading Difficulties 3
RD 520 Content Area Reading and Writing 3
RD 590 Internship 3
 
Electives (Chosen in consultation with advisor)
Electives are chosen in consultation with advisor and represent a coherent plan of study.  They may include:
3
EDU 330/RD 512 Emergent Literacy 3
RD 518 Literacy in Rural and Multicultural Settings 3
RD 519 Reading Round Table 3
EDU 436 Storytelling 3
EDU 435/RD 535 Literature for Young Children 3
   
RD 599 Thesis 6
 
Total minimum credits required for Thesis Track 36

 

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Professional Practice Track

 

Courses Credits
Professional Core 9
EC 502 Research in Special Programs
   OR RD 502 Research in Special Programs
   OR SPED 502 Research in Special Programs
3
EDF 501 Research Design and Interpretation 3
EDF 530 Advanced Human Development and Learning 3
 
Professional Preparation 18
RD 505 Psychological Processes in Reading 3
RD 413/513 Developing Student Writing 3
RD 414/514 Teaching Reading K-3 3
RD 517 Diagnostic Aspects of Reading Difficulties 3
RD 520 Content Area Reading and Writing 3
RD 590 Internship 3
 
Electives (Chosen in consultation with advisor)
Electives are chosen in consultation with advisor and represent a coherent plan of study.  They may include:
6
EDU 330/RD 512 Emergent Literacy 3
RD 518 Literacy in Rural and Multicultural Settings 3
RD 519 Reading Round Table 3
EDU 436 Storytelling 3
EDU 435/RD 535 Literature for Young Children 3
 
RD 597 Action Research Project and Seminar 3
 
Total minimum credits required for Professional Practice Track 36

 

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