Belhaven University

1500 Peachtree St, Jackson, MS 39202

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Belhaven University Online offers a Master of Education with a specialization in Reading Literacy for students and professionals in education who want to help improve children’s lives by improving their reading ability. The program will offer advanced skills and specialized training for students who want to focus their abilities on diagnosing reading issues and work to improve their ability to meet those needs and help students work to improve their reading ability.

The program consists of classroom courses which emphasize real-world education through examination of cases and education which will be applicable on the job. Those classes include instructional leadership skills in the classroom, practicum in reading, literacy assessment, diagnosis, and remediation, middle grade literacy, teaching reading skills and comprehension, content area literacy, literature and literacy, early literacy instruction, curriculum planning and organization, diagnostic and remedial strategies in the content area, and research methods and procedures.  

Through completion of the program, students will have demonstrated the professionalism and skill necessary to earn the degree. The qualifications demonstrate the student has been able to apply the principles they have learned in the program into their eventual development as a functional affective professional in their field.  These qualifications include but are not limited to the ability to use foundational knowledge to design or implement an integrated, comprehensive, and balanced curriculum, to use appropriate and varied instructional approaches, to understand various types of assessments and their purposes and strengths and employ them appropriately in their practice, and to select, develop, administer, and interpret assessments, both in traditional print and electronic formats, for specific purposes.

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    Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

    Belhaven University through its School of Business Administration has the following degree programs accredited by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education: Master of Business Administration, Master of Science in Leadership, Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Bachelor of Business Administration, Bachelor of Science in Management, and Bachelor of Science in Sports Administration.

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