Reading and Language, Ed.S.
This degree is designed to meet the needs of school leaders who wish to deepen their knowledge and expertise in literacy, but who do not wish to pursue a doctoral degree.
In addition to National College of Education Graduate Admissions Requirements, applicants must:
- Submit official scores from the Graduate Records Exam (GRE)
- Be a licensed teacher
- Have a master’s degree with an emphasis in reading or literacy from a regionally accredited institution, including:
- One graduate course in beginning reading
- A second graduate course in comprehension or secondary/content area reading,
- A course in linguistics and a course in writing instruction
- For promising candidates not demonstrating such preparation, appropriate coursework is required as a pre- or post-admission requirement
- Requires 30 SH for completion
- Requires a comprehensive examination
Reading and Language Program Requirements - 17 SH
|RLD600||Language, Linguistics and Literacy||
|RLD601||Research in Early Literacy||
|RLD602||Reading Comprehension: Reach and Application||
|RLD603||Historical Issues in Literacy Research||
|RLD606||Instruction and Staff Development in Reading and Language||
|RLD607||Theory and Research in Writing||
Reading and Language Program Electives - 13 SH
|RLL533||Language Development and Variation||
|RLR501||Teaching Beginning Reading||
|RLR502||Teaching Comprehension and Content Reading||
Notes: Other RLD, RLR, RLL or RLW courses at the 500- or 600-level and approved by an advisor may be accepted. No workshops will be accepted.