Degree Requirements for Master of Science in Education, Reading Specialist
First Summer: Summer Reading Institute, 8 credits
READ 700 Foundations of Literacy, 2 credits
READ 761 Advanced Elementary Reading Instruction, 3 credits
READ 722 Secondary School and Content Area Reading, 3 credits
READ 705 Language Arts in the Elementary School, 3 credits
READ 765 Appraisal and Intervention, 3 credits
READ 750 Children's Literature in the Reading Program, 3 credits
READ 785 Research in Literacy, 3 credits
READ 775 Clinical Practicum in Literacy Instruction, 1-3 credits
Completion of a certification portfolio as specified by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (external site).
READ 710 Language Acquisition and Disorders for Reading Teachers, 3 credits
Second Fall (courses taken concurrently):
READ 766 Supervision and Administration, 2 credits
READ 779 Field Experience, 2 credits
Research Paper (Plan B)
Oral Comprehensive Exam
Completion of a certification portfolio for Administrator Standards as specified by the .
Students are not required to begin the program in the summer. For information about alternate start times, contact the program coordinator.