The Master of Science in Reading, Classroom Reading Teacher program focuses on preparing licensed teachers in classrooms from kindergarten through grade 12. Graduate students in this program leave with the knowledge, skills, and strategies required to enhance their ability as a Classroom Reading Teacher. The program is based on the Kansas Literacy Standards and the International Literacy Association's Standards for Reading Professionals.
Options available for the degree include: Option I: Thesis This option is designed to prepare students for a doctoral program, for advanced professional careers, or for students wanting to complete an in-depth research experience. Option III: Course Work This option requires completion of course work that demonstrates evidence of advanced course work in an area of concentration. Departments will require evidence of competency through activities such as research papers, portfolios, practice, internships, comprehensive exams or other individual work. Students should check with their major department for specific requirements for the coursework.
Graduates of this program leave with the knowledge, skills, and strategies required to enhance their ability as a:
Admission to this graduate degree program requires:
Students in the Reading (Classroom Reading Teacher) program take a selection of classes that successfully prepare them for a career in a related field.