Reading Education – MEd/MS, PhD

Reading Education - MEd (Certification, Online Option Available)

Reading Specialist: Class A Program Checklist for Teaching Field
Teaching Field: 18 hours
At least 1/3 of the program shall be teaching field courses.
CTRD 6000/6006Language and Literacy in the Content Areas 13
CTRD 6700/6706Developmental Reading K-123
CTRD 7400/7406Assessment and Instruction for Reading Intervention3
CTRD 7510/7516Research Studies in Reading Education3
CTRD 7520/7526Curriculum and Teaching in Reading Education3
CTRD 7530/7536Organization of Program in Reading Education3
Survey of Special Education / Diversity Course
See RSED 6000/6 in Additional Courses AND CTRD 6000/6 in Teaching Field 1
Additional Courses: 6 hours 6
Research and Thesis
Advanced Survey of Exceptionality 1
Other advisor-approved supporting courses 6000 level and above 2
Internship: 6 hours
CTRD 7920/7926Clinical Residency (with CTRD 7400/CTRD7406)2
CTRD 7920/7926Clinical Residency (with CTRD 7520/CTRD 7526)2
CTRD 7920/7926Clinical Residency (with CTRD 7530/CTRD7536)2
Total Hours30
1

RSED 6000/6 Advanced Survey of Exceptionality must be completed if survey of special education course was not completed for prior level certification. If a survey of special education course was completed for prior level certification, the state diversity course requirement is fulfilled with CTRD 6000/6 Language and Literacy.

2

Supporting courses must be applicable to the area of certification (e.g., research, assessment/evaluation, classroom management, pedagogy, human behavior/development, foundations, technology, teaching field). 

In addition to the Graduate School requirement of a cumulative 3.0 GPA on all AU courses carrying graduate credit, a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.25 is required on all courses used to meet program requirements.   

Coursework used to meet Class B certification requirements may not be used to meet requirements for Class A certification. 

All substitutions for required courses must be approved using the Course Substitution Form, including transfer work. 


Reading Education - MS (Non-certification, Online Option Available)

Reading Education - MS (Non-certification)
CTSE 7000/7006Orientation to Teaching and Learning1
CTSE 7800/7806Capstone in Teaching and Learning2
CTRD 6000/6006Language and Literacy in the Content Areas3
Select 9 hours of CTRD (Reading Education) Advisor approved courses 9
Select 15 hours of Advisor approved Electives15
Total Hours30


Reading Education - PhD

Reading Education - PhD
CTRD 6710/6716Literacy and Inquiry in the Content Areas: Grades 6-123
CTRD 7400/7406Assessment and Instruction for Reading Intervention3
CTRD 7510/7516Research Studies in Reading Education3
CTRD 7520/7526Curriculum and Teaching in Reading Education3
CTRD 7530/7536Organization of Program in Reading Education3
CTRD 7920/7926Clinical Residency6
CTRD 8990/8996Research and Dissertation10
ERMA 7200/7206Basic Methods in Education Research3
ERMA 7210Theory and Methodology of Qualitative Research3
Select 43 Hours in @ 6000-899943
Total Hours80