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You are a life-long learner.

You are looking to expand your career.

You desire to make a greater impact in the lives of your students.

If you are a full-time practicing teacher desiring to become a specialist in the area of reading, the Master of Arts in Education: Reading Specialist and Reading Teacher Endorsement program is designed to assist you. Through this program, you can learn how to design assessment, differentiate instruction, and design instructional approaches to improve Kindergarten - 12th grade literacy. You will study strategies for improving reading comprehension, fluency, vocabulary, phonics, and phonemic awareness. Additionally, you will learn how to assess reading difficulties, analyze and interpret test data, and provide direction for response to intervention initiatives. In a day of Common Core State Standards, there is focus on facilitating effective reading and writing instruction for learners of different ages, ability levels, and ethnic backgrounds. As a busy teacher, you’ll appreciate the flexibility and convenience of this online program.

Overview

Format
Accelerated classes meet online, courses start every 8 weeks
Program Length
12 months for endorsement; 18 months for optional master’s degree
Credit Hours
24 credit hours for endorsement; 32 credit hours for optional master’s degree
Start Dates

Total Cost

Tuition per Credit Hour
$440
Credit Hours to Complete
24
Approximate Total Due
$10,560

Curriculum