ADDITIONAL GRADUATE ADMISSIONS RESOURCES
Graduate Admissions Office
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The M.Ed. in K-12 Reading/Literacy Specialization program develops practical and professional knowledge that is essential for educators concerned with the improvement of literacy at all instructional levels.
With this program, students study:
The Reading Specialization Program prepares educators to:
Example: A third grade teacher or a high school content area teacher wants to become more knowledgeable and skilled in the teaching of literacy.
Example: A teacher spends the majority of time working with students, usually in small groups or individually, who have difficulties in reading.
Complete the Graduate School of Education application for admission to the Reading Specialization Program or the Request for Change of Degree or Major (if already admitted to another program within this College).
Application should be completed two months before the beginning of coursework. Applications are available online (follow links for students, graduate students, application for graduate school, education, and Reading Specialization).
Students already possessing a Master's degree may wish to specialize in literacy education either through the Ph.D. program or, in some cases, through a non-degree reading course sequence.
These students may request information materials and advisement from the Reading and Writing Center, 402 White Hall at 330-672-2836 or firstname.lastname@example.org.