The M.Ed. in Reading is designed to enhance the professional skills and knowledge of educators as well as transition into specialized areas of reading leadership within the schools and district-level positions. This includes positions as reading teachers, reading coaches, district-level literacy specialists, and intervention specialists. This degree also prepares graduates for work in the private and nonprofit sectors in positions such as consultants in the publishing industry, reading tutors, and program coordinators. The program is designed for current teachers; thus, applicants must hold a current teaching certificate.
The Reading Education, M.Ed., program is entirely online and follows a strict cohort model. The next available cohort will begin the program in Fall 2011.
In addition to the University graduate admission requirements described in the Graduate Admissions section of the UWF graduate catalog, the applicant must meet the minimum departmental admission requirements for regular admission. The criteria listed in the admission checklist (see right-side column).
Summer: Mar. 1st* | Fall: June 1st* | Spring: Oct. 1st*