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Master of Education, Curriculum & Instruction - Reading Online

Complete Coursework: as few as 15 months Credit Hours: 36 Tuition: $10,800

Overview


Learn how to help your students overcome their reading difficulties by expanding your professional knowledge and skills with a 100% online Master of Education, Curriculum & Instruction - Reading degree program from the University of Louisiana Monroe. Our dedicated faculty will teach you how to improve your students’ fluency and comprehension and expand their reading abilities in this program that is an integration of reading, writing, speaking and listening strategies.

In as few as 15 months, you will learn how to evaluate learning systems, assess diagnostic data, and implement research-based instructional strategies. This online program also incorporates special education courses so you can identify and recognize reading issues unique to special education students.

Be prepared for new career opportunities outside the classroom such as Reading Coach, Curriculum Coordinator, Reading Interventionist, or Reading Specialist.

Courses

The coursework for the Master of Education, Curriculum & Instruction - Reading online program is accelerated, offering eight-week terms for a total of 36 credit hours.

To see the full list of M.Ed. C&I Reading online courses, view courses.

Admissions

The School of Education admission process has specific requirements that students must meet to enroll in the Master of Education, Curriculum & Instruction - Reading online program.

To learn more about our M.Ed. C&I Reading online admission requirements, view admissions.

Tuition

Tuition for the Master of Education, Curriculum & Instruction - Reading online program is affordably priced and can be paid by the course. Financial aid may also be available for students who qualify.

To learn more about our M.Ed. C&I Reading online tuition, view tuition.

Calendar

The School of Education offers multiple start dates each year for the convenience of our Master of Education, Curriculum & Instruction - Reading online students. Students should consider application date deadlines, turn in all required documents, register for classes and pay tuition for their desired program start date.

To see the full calendar of upcoming start dates for the M.Ed. C&I Reading online, view calendar.

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Courses


To earn the Master of Education, Curriculum & Instruction - Reading online, students must complete the courses listed below for a total of 36 credit hours.

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Duration: 8 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Emphasizes application of research methods in PK-12 setting, the collection and assessment of diagnostic data for student achievement, and the study of existing research and instructional strategies.

Duration: 8 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Integrates reading, writing, speaking and listening strategies to teach children to read with fluency and comprehension and to expand reading abilities. Prerequisites: valid Louisiana teaching certificate or equivalent or written permission from certification coordinator.

Duration: 8 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Explores technologies that are presently being used as educational tools and prepares students for technology use beyond the computer-based information systems. Prerequisites: 4083 or CSCI 5003 or permission from department head.

Duration: 8 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Designed to study students' special instructional needs in reading. The aspects of identification, diagnosis of reading needs, specialized methods of instruction, appropriate materials, and modifications in reading are considered. Prerequisites: valid Louisiana teaching certificate or equivalent or written permission from certification coordinator. (Same as SPED 5001).

Duration: 8 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Designed for evaluating learning systems with emphasis on constructing measures to evaluate progress and outcomes in social, affective and cognitive areas.

Duration: 8 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Focuses on use of diagnostic tests and methods used in diagnosing and correcting reading difficulties. Prerequisites: valid Louisiana teaching certificate or equivalent or written permission from certification coordinator.

Duration: 8 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

A study of the methods, materials and practices which contribute to making an effective application of reading skills in the subject matter areas for secondary teachers. Prerequisites: approval of instructor; for graduate credit, a valid Louisiana teaching certificate or equivalent or written permission from certification coordinator.

Duration: 8 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Investigation into writings for children and young adults with emphasis on broad application in teaching. Prerequisites: valid Louisiana teaching certificate or equivalent or written permission from certification coordinator. (Same as Elementary Education 5018.)

Duration: 8 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Designed to prepare candidates to incorporate methods, content, materials and research in their instructional areas of expertise with emphasis upon integration of research-based methodology in the classroom. Prerequisites: valid Louisiana teaching certificate or equivalent or written permission from certification coordinator.

Duration: 8 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Analyses the instructional needs of exceptional children and the application of instructional strategies and curricular modifications within regular classrooms. A. Elementary; B. Secondary. Prerequisites: valid Louisiana teaching certificate or equivalent or written permission from certification coordinator.

Duration: 8 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Provides clinical/laboratory experience in diagnosing and correcting reading difficulties. Credit or registration in 525. Prerequisites: approval of director of field experiences. Must meet all other eligibility requirements for Louisiana Teaching Certificate in field of study to earn graduate credit and grade.

Duration: 8 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Performance-based course to develop teacher leaders to enhance student achievement. Issues and performances emphasize the practice of leadership in the school culture, instructional settings, curriculum, team activities, decision making, communication and learning communities.

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Admissions


The admission process is the first step toward earning your online degree. Find out the requirements for the Master of Education, Curriculum & Instruction - Reading online, what additional materials you should send and where you need to send them.

M.Ed. C& I Reading Online Requirements

  1. Current teaching certificate and three years teaching experience
  2. Unconditional admission: undergraduate GPA of 2.75 and higher or 3.0 GPA in the last 60 hours with no GRE score considered in the decision to admit
  3. Conditional admission: minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.50 or 2.75 and higher on the last 60 undergraduate hours for automatic conditional
  4. Must have a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  5. Submission of official transcripts from all previously attended colleges or universities

Transcripts and official documents can be electronically submitted to gradschooldocs@ulm.edu.

If you need to submit official documents by mail, send them to:

Graduate Admissions
University of Louisiana Monroe
Sandel Hall 243
700 University Avenue
Monroe, LA 71209-0600

Have a question? Call us at 800-917-3236.

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Tuition


The following is the tuition breakdown for students pursuing a Master of Education, Curriculum & Instruction - Reading online.

Program Per Credit Hour Per 3-Credit Hour Course Per Program
M.Ed. C&I Reading $300 $900 $10,800

Financial Aid Application Process

Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid at fafsa.ed.gov, using the Federal School Code for ULM: 002020.

If you have questions regarding financial aid, please contact the Financial Aid Office at 318-342-5320.

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Calendar


Session Program Start Date Application Deadline Document Deadline Registration Deadline Payment Deadline Last Class Day
Summer 6/4/18 5/21/18 5/28/18 5/30/18 6/05/18 7/31/18
Fall 1 8/20/18 8/06/18 8/13/18 8/10/18 8/14/18 10/12/18
Fall 2 10/15/18 10/01/18 10/08/18 10/01/18 10/16/18 12/7/18
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