Master of Education in Reading

The purpose of the Master of Education in Reading is to facilitate classroom teachers’ in-depth understanding of the reading process and their knowledge of how children learn to read and write. The major emphasis is on effective instruction, curriculum development and assessment within an interdisciplinary approach to the study of Teaching, Early Childhood and Special Education. The program is designed to meet all of the International Literacy Association’s (ILA) competencies for classroom teachers, reading teachers, reading consultants and reading supervisors. Students may elect to take the state certification test for Reading Specialists upon completion of their master’s degree.

(32 Hours plus Capstone)

Designed to facilitate teachers' understanding of the reading process and how children learn to read and write; emphasizes instruction, curriculum development and assessment within the interdisciplinary approach.

Degree Components

  • Professional Education - 6 hours - Required courses in Educational Research and Measurement
  • Specialized Reading - 20 hours - Required courses in specialization
  • Enrichment - 3 hours - Select from courses linking Reading with Early Childhood and Special Education
  • Capstone - 3 hours - The course READ 5463 meets the capstone requirement
  • The program meets all of the International Literacy Association's (ILA) competencies for classroom teachers, reading teachers and reading specialists. Students may elect to take the state certification test upon completion of the program.

Degree Available at

  • Tahlequah
  • Broken Arrow
  • Online

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Faculty

Dr. Ingrid Massey
Assistant Professor and Reading Chair
Curriculum & Instruction 
Bagley Hall
918-444-3776
masseyi@nsuok.edu

Further Information

To obtain an application for Graduate Admission and more specific information about the Master of Education in Early Childhood, Special Education, or Reading, please contact:

Graduate College
Northeastern State University
Tahlequah, OK 74464-2399

Phone: 918-444-3690
Fax: 918-444-2061

For specific program information, call the following:

Special Education: 918-444-3775
Reading: 918-444-3737
Early Childhood: 918-444-3737