Master's in Reading
Educational Leadership, Curriculum and Instruction
The Master of Science degree in Reading has been designed for the student to earn a master's degree with the option of applying coursework to two additional certifications: Reading Specialist and/or Master Reading Teacher. In order to receive additional certificates, the students must also successfully complete the TexES or the Master Reading Teacher test as required by the state and have two years of teaching experience. Students also have the option of choosing a cognate area of study in lieu of the certification options. Additionally, students who have not completed a graduate or undergraduate course in children's literature within the past three years must take READ 5381.
Student Learning Outcomes
- Demonstrate an ability to work with students of differing abilities in literacy.
- Describe the major components in a comprehensive reading program, and
- Conduct and present a project relevant to their professional needs.
Admission deadlines for the Master's Program in Reading:
|Priority deadline||Hard deadline|
|Fall admittance||June 1||August 10|
|Spring admittance||October 15||January 1|
|Summer I admittance||April 1||May 15|
|Summer II admittance||April 1||June 15|
Visit Course Catalog for a complete list of degree requirements for the Master of Science in Reading.
- Printable degree plan (pdf)
Donna DeGaish, Program Specialist