Language and Literacy Education, M.S.Ed.

This program is designed for students interested in studying, designing and implementing transformative approaches for language arts instruction in classrooms and libraries. As a Master of Science in Education degree, it is also designed to enable students to pursue continued study at the post master’s level.

In addition to National College of Education Graduate Admission Requirements, applicants must:

  • Submit official scores from the Miller Analogies Test (waived for applicants with a GPA of 3.0 or higher)

Program Details:

  • Requires 38 SH for completion
  • Requires a thesis

Required Courses

MSED Core - 10 SH

ESR 503Applied Research Methods for Educational Psychologists

2

ESR 505Educational Inquiry and Assessment

3

EPS 541Cognition and Instruction

1 TO 2

FND 511Social and Cultural Politics of Education: Personal and Contextual Perspectives

3

Note: EPS 541 must be taken for 2 semester hours.

Reading Program - 17 SH

RLL 520Survey of Literature for Children and Adolescents

2 TO 3

or

RLL 528Survey of Multicultural Literature K-12

2 TO 3

or

RLL 522Adolescent Literature

2 TO 3

and

RLL 533Language Development and Variation

2

RLL 593Seminar in Language Arts/Literature/Library Education

2

RLR 502Teaching Comprehension and Content Reading

3

RLS 514Teaching Research to Children and Adolescents

2

RLW 541Teaching Writing

2

RLR 599Thesis/Reading Education

4

Note: RLL 520, RLL 528 or RLL 522 must be taken for 2 semester hours.

Reading Electives - 11 SH

Choose 11 SH of RLL, RLRRLS or RLW graduate courses with advisor approval