McDaniel College

Graduate and Professional Studies

Reading Specialist


2 College Hill

Westminster, MD 21157

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

McDaniel College’s Graduate Program for Reading Specialists is designed to create contemporary leaders in literacy education. The program offers a comprehensive approach to reading instruction and incorporates current research, theoretical perspectives, informed practice, and thoughtful reflection. Candidates implement a repertoire of assessment procedures and instructional techniques across multiple grade levels to address the needs of diverse learners. In addition, our graduate candidates become an important part of a collaborative professional network. Program Features * Meets International Reading Association standards as a nationally recognized program for the preparation of Reading Specialists. * Presents unique opportunities to apply theory and research through practicum experiences and performance outcomes. * Empowers candidates to become life-long learners and reflective practitioners. * Fosters close working relationships with knowledgeable faculty. * Offers a professional and personalized educational experience in a three-phase program.


Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 36

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 430.00 USD

Classification: Baccalaureate College—Liberal Arts

Locale: Small Suburb

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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