The Master of Arts in Reading program provides students with a strong theoretical foundation in the field of reading and literacy, as well as skills needed to address the needs of K-12 learners, particularly those who require specialized literacy intervention.
What You Will Learn
You will learn of a wide range of instructional and assessment policies, programs, practices and resources supporting literacy development. You will design literacy environments that engage learners in inquiry, research and communication, using print and online texts as well as new and emerging technologies. Additionally, you will gain knowledge and expertise that enables you to work successfully in culturally and linguistically diverse K-12 settings.
Successful completion of The Master of Arts in Reading and additional state testing requirements leads to the Reading Specialist (BR), a K-12 endorsement from the State of Michigan. The Master of Arts in Reading and the State of Michigan endorsement as a K-12 Reading Specialist can lead to a position as a building or district literacy curriculum/reading specialist, literacy coach, or teacher for struggling readers.
Curriculum and Instruction – Reading Online Program [M.A.]
The Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction – Reading online program at Eastern Michigan University is designed to give you in-depth knowledge of curriculum and instruction. You will develop the ability to design, implement and evaluate curriculum plans and programs. The reading concentration will prepare you to apply reading pedagogy and research to improve students' fluency and comprehension and expand their reading abilities.