This program follows the general admission and degree requirements for the Master of Education. Additional tabs enumerate the specific amendments/variations to generic requirements, as well as program options.
This program services graduates of bachelor’s degree programs who wish to develop and/or strengthen their expertise in literacy instruction in pre-primary through adult levels. This might include elementary and secondary teachers and those who work in college developmental, family literacy, adult basic education, GED, high school equivalency, or workplace literacy programs. This program provides a curriculum that qualifies certified teachers for the Michigan K-12 reading specialist endorsement in reading by the State of Michigan. Graduates of this program are primarily prepared for the roles of classroom teacher of reading and reading specialist.
Admission to this program is contingent upon admission to the Graduate School.
This degree is offered under Plan C, requiring a minimum of thirty-three credits in course work distributed as follows:
|RLL 7100||Emergent Literacy||3|
|RLL 7300||Literacy Across the Curriculum||3|
|RLL 7350||Organization and Supervision of Literacy Programs||3|
|RLL 7400||Practicum and Seminar in Evaluation and Instruction||6|
|RLL 7500||Theoretical Foundations for Literacy||3|
|General Professional Courses (see General Professional Requirements: Fundamental Areas and Core Courses)||6|