Special Reading, MA

33 - 48 credit hours

To be eligible for special reading certification in the State of Missouri, students must have a valid teaching certificate and at least two years of teaching experience. Upon entrance to this program, students must purchase a Foliotek account.

Requirements

Prerequisite Coursework

0-15 credit hours of coursework from the following options:

3 credit hours of coursework from the following options:

EDU 34100Education of the Exceptional Child

3

EDU 54100Education of the Exceptional Child

3

3 credit hours of coursework from the following options:

EDU 20200Psychology of Teaching and Learning

3

EDU 50200Psychology of Teaching and Learning

3

3 credit hours of coursework from the following options:

EDU 58800Middle School Psychology

3

EDU 58890Adolescent Psychology

3

3 credit hours of coursework from the following options:

EDU 30500Elementary Reading Methods

3

EDU 50300Elementary Reading Methods

3

3 credit hours of coursework from the following options:

EDS 53300Speech and Language Development for the Exceptional Learner

3

EDU 51600Language Acquisition and Development for Young Children

3

Major Coursework I

9 credit hours of coursework from the following options:

EDT 50900Innovation Mindset

3

EDU 51000Conceptualization of Education

3

EDU 57000Educational Research

3

Major Coursework II

24 credit hours of coursework from the following options:

EDRL 50810Reading Methods and Strategies for Students with Dyslexia and Struggling Readers

3

EDRL 51010Assessment Driven Literacy Instruction

3

EDS 50200Behavior Management

3

EDU 50900Analysis and Correction of Reading Difficulties

3

EDS 53700Special Education Counseling

3

EDU 52300Practicum: Diagnosis of Reading Difficulties

3

EDU 52400Assessment of Intellectual Skills

3

EDU 52600Practicum: Remediation of Reading Difficulties

3