The Master of Arts in Reading Education consists of six foundation courses, four advanced courses (two of which are practicum experiences) and two elective courses for a total of 36 credit hours.

  • CIRG 636 – Developmental Reading (3 cr. hrs.)
  • CIRG 644 – Literacy in the Content Area (3 cr. hrs.)
  • CIRG 615 – Writing in the Literacy Curriculum (3 cr. hrs.)
  • CIRG 653 – Literacy Acquisition (3 cr. hrs.)
  • CIRG 622 – The Use of Technology for Literacy Instruction (3 cr. hrs.)
  • CIRG 637 – Literacy Assessment (3 cr. hrs.)
  • CIRG 654 – Aligning Assessment with Instruction (3 cr. hrs.)
  • CIRG 643 – Teaching Struggling Readers: A Practicum (3 cr. hrs.)
  • CIRG 623 – Reading Instruction for Literacy Facilitators: A Practicum (3 cr. hrs.)
  • CIRG 621 – Current Issues and Problems in Reading (3 cr. hrs.)
  • Two electives (3 hrs. each) chosen in consultation with the program advisor

Admission Requirements for Reading Education, M.A. program

For more information, contact:

Barbra Norvell          304.746.2027                norvell7@marshall.edu