Aug 09, 2020  
2019-2020 Graduate Bulletin 
    
2019-2020 Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Reading Education - Classroom/Clinical Concentration (leads to advanced teaching licensure), MA


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Program Code: MA_477E
CIP Code: 13.1315

Program of Study for the Master of Arts in Reading Education, General With A Concentration in Classroom/Clinical


Advanced Licensure: Requirements for this concentration were designed, and have been approved by the appropriate bodies at the state level, to meet the advanced competencies as mandated in the North Carolina Excellent Schools Act for Master-level (M-level) teacher education programs ONLY for students with A-level license from North Carolina or equivalent. Graduates seeking M-level license must have A-level license at the time of application for M-level license.

Admission Requirements: Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university; complete application to the Graduate School ; official general GRE or MAT exam* scores.

To be considered for admission, applicants must meet the criteria for admission to the Graduate School . Meeting this condition does not guarantee admission.

* Applicants to this program may be eligible for a standardized exam waiver. For details please the Admission Requirements  information.

Location: On Campus and Off Campus; Off-Campus applications are accepted on a rolling basis; please contact the Office of Distance Education for locations (distance.appstate.edu).

Course Requirements for the Master of Arts in Reading Education, General with a Concentration in Classroom/Clinical


Total Required (Minimum 36 W/ Thesis or 39 Hours)


Thesis Option (9-12 Hours)


Choose one:

With Thesis (9 Hours)


  • (3 Hours)
  • 6 hours of graduate electives chosen with the graduate advisor’s approval, see the Reading Education, Classroom/Clinical concentration check sheet for a list of suggested electives

Without Thesis (12 Hours)


  • 9 hours of graduate electives chosen with the graduate advisor’s approval, see the Reading Education, Classroom/Clinical concentration check sheet for a list of suggested electives

Other Requirements for the MA in Reading Education, General (Classroom/Clinical Concentration)


  • Thesis: Optional
  • Proficiency: None required
  • Candidacy: Not Required
  • Comprehensive: Not Required
  • Product of Learning: R E 5525  is required unless the thesis option is selected.

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