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School of Education COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information

For all Education students, undergraduate and graduate: The faculty are making adjustments now to courses and are putting processes in place to help support you through the remainder of the semester completely through remote, online or other alternative instructional means. All processes, including coursework and advising, will be available to you in ways that support you while you and faculty are working virtually. Look for additional notification concerning course adjustments, changes in advising, and other important processes over the following days.

M.Ed. with Reading Literacy Concentration

Course of Study

Learn to assess literacy needs, implement instructional interventions, develop literacy growth, and provide professional development.

The Master of Education with Reading Literacy emphasis consists of 33 credit hours.

Core Courses for the Master of Education:

  • ED 600: Action Research
  • ED 614: Leadership through Building a Culture of Professionalism
  • ED 652: Leadership through Curriculum Development and Supervision
  • ED 697: Internship in Masters of Education
  • ED 697: Internship in Masters of Education
  • ED 699: Ethical Leadership Capstone

Emphasis Courses for the Reading Literacy Program:

  • ED 523: Early Reading Literacy Development (Pre-K - 3)
  • ED 524: Expanding Reading Literacy Development (Grades 4-12)
  • ED 527: Content and Disciplinary Literacy
  • ED 532: Literature for the Child & Adolescent
  • ED 549: Instructional Assessment Practices & Procedures


The Reading Literacy program requires six credit hours of internship courses. The internship requirement will be divided into two courses over two semesters. The requirement can be met through your school of employment.

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*Updated September 2019 - DEO