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Secondary Education: Reading K-12
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  • About: SE Reading K-12

Intended for secondary-level educators with an interest in childhood and adolescent literacy, this program leads to an M.A. (36 credits) and/or a K-12 Reading Specialist BR endorsement (21 credits) that can be added to an existing secondary Michigan teaching certificate with successful completion of the appropriate Michigan Test for Teacher Certification.

Prerequisites and required courses include an emphasis on developmental reading, remediation strategies, and content-area literacy. Teacher certification is required for admission to this program.

Individuals interested in earning initial teacher certification should consult our undergraduate Teacher Education program.

MASTER OF ARTS

Course Type
Required Credit Hours
Course Type COMMON CORE COURSES
Required Credit Hours 6Semester Hours
Course Type PROFESSIONAL CORE COURSES
Required Credit Hours 6Semester Hours
Course Type SPECIALIZATION COURSES
Required Credit Hours 18Semester Hours
Course Type INTEGRATIVE EXPERIENCE
Required Credit Hours 3Semester Hours
Course Type SUMMARATIVE EXPERIENCE
Required Credit Hours 3Semester Hours
Total for major
36Semester Hours
Course Name
Course Type
Credit Hours
Course Name History and Philosophy of Ideas
Course Type REQUIRED COGNATE
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Research & Professional Writing in Education
Course Type REQUIRED COGNATE
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Reading Practicum and Seminar
Course Type REQUIRED EXPERIENCE
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Thesis Project/Seminar
Course Type REQUIRED EXPERIENCE
Credit Hours 14
Course Name Leg & Eth Issues for Educators
Course Type REQUIRED PROFESSI
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Perspectives on Diversity
Course Type REQUIRED PROFESSI
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Adv Dx and Remediation of Reading Difficulties and Differentiatied Instruction
Course Type REQUIRED SPECIALIZATION
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Explor Sp Needs of Exc Child
Course Type REQUIRED SPECIALIZATION
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Imag Read/Wri Trade Books & Cont
Course Type REQUIRED SPECIALIZATION
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Int Lang Arts/Reading Curr: MS
Course Type REQUIRED SPECIALIZATION
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Prof. Reading & Writing in TED
Course Type REQUIRED SPECIALIZATION
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Teaching Reading: Secondary
Course Type REQUIRED SPECIALIZATION
Credit Hours 3

Additional Info

Degree:

  • Master of Arts

Division:

  • The Graduate College

Location(s):

Siena Heights University Main Campus. 1247 E. Siena Heights Dr. Adrian, MI 49221.
(800) 521-0009