Reading Specialist, MSE

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

First Fall:
READ 705 Language Arts in the Elementary School, 3 credits
READ 765 Appraisal and Intervention, 3 credits

First Spring:
READ 750 Children's Literature in the Reading Program, 3 credits
READ 785 Research in Literacy, 3 credits

Second Summer:
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).

Second Summer:
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 Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.

Students are not required to begin the program in the summer. For information about alternate start times, contact the program coordinator.

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Amy Frederick
Reading Coordinator