M.Ed. Reading Specialist

Please be sure to select "Master of Education" on the Concord University admission applicaton

Reading Specialist Pre-Adult (36 hours)

Professional Education Core

  • EDUC 510 Models of Curriculum and Instruction 3 hrs.
  • EDUC 520 Educational Research 3 hrs.
  • EDUC 530 Integrating Technology in the Teaching/Learning Process 3 hrs.
  • EDUC 540 Assessment & Evaluation in Education 3 hrs.

Reading Specialist Content Coursework

  • RDNG 510 Foundations of Reading (3hr)
  • RDNG 520 Reading & Writing in Content Areas (3hr)
  • RDNG 525 Literacy Research and Instruction for Culturally Diverse Students (3hr)
  • RDNG 530 Reading Assessment (3hr).
  • RDNG 550 Reading and Language Arts Instruction for the 21st Century (3hr)
  • RDNG 560 Action Research in Reading Education* (3hr).
  • RDNG 570 Reading Practicum (3hr) – course requires participation at a week-long summer reading camp at Concord University’s campus. Reading Camp is typically held at the end of June.

Course assignments/experiences will be completed in candidates’ employment classroom/location.

For more information regarding specific courses, please refer to the Academic Catalog.

All candidates seeking an endorsement from WV BOE as a Reading Specialist are required to pass PRAXIS II: Reading Specialist subject assessment test.