Gain a broad foundation for teaching reading as it relates to literacy acquisition with a Master of Education Reading Program Specialist degree from Liberty University Online. Received practical instruction on how to teach reading and writing to struggling readers both individually and in small groups and to provide literacy instruction in pull-out programs, inclusion classrooms and regular classrooms. The program also provides evidence-based phonics training with authentic literacy-encompassing word recognition, reading comprehension, fluency, vocabulary development, spelling and expressive writing. This program is approved through the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and is a state-approved program for advanced licensure (reciprocity with other states) or endorsements.
Potential Career Fields: Reading Specialist, Literacy Coach
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Regionally or nationally accredited bachelor’s degree with at least a 2.0 GPA for admission in good standing.
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Master's College or University I
Available to many students and parents, loans are an option for funding one's education.