Master of Science in Education- Literacy


This concentration is designed to prepare specialists in reading. The program will enable the student to qualify for a Wisconsin licensure as a Reading Teacher (Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction Certification #1316) and as a Reading Specialist (Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction Certification #5017). Reading Specialist certification requires a master’s degree, which includes Reading Teacher certification. Reading Teacher certification requires 15 credits.

There are two options available in this concentration:

  1. Reading Teacher Certification – License #1316    
  2. Reading Specialist Certification – License #5017

Reading Teacher -WI #1316 Licensure Only 

EDG 552/852Improve Literacy Instruction3
EDG 509/809Disciplinary Literacy3
EDG 556/856Language & Literacy Develop3
EDG 553/853Literacy Assess for Instruct3
EDG 576/876Lit-Kindergarten to Secondary3
EDG 554/854Literacy Practicum3
EDG 627/927Portfolio I0
EDG 628/928Portfolio II0
Total Hours18

M.S in Education-Literacy and Reading Specialist WI #5017 (in addition to above)

EDG 507/807Curriculum Leadership3
EDG 537/837Supervision of Instruction3
EDG 544/844Curr Top & Research Literacy3
EDG 595/895Graduate Capstone Project3
EDG 596/896Literacy Internship3
EDG 629/929Portfolio III0
Total Hours15