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Master of Arts in Education / Reading Literacy

Program Details

Walsh University offers an online Master's degree in Education with a concentration in Reading Literacy. The program is designed for educators in the literacy and language arts field who are seeking to strengthen their abilities as a teacher. Coursework includes methods of developmental reading, phonics, reading assessment and intervention, and more.

Requirements

  • Official transcript(s) from an accredited college or university of undergraduate (must be completed prior to beginning MAED coursework) and other graduate study
  • Recommendations by three unrelated persons qualified to appraise scholastic aptitude and personal and professional promise
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale on the baccalaureate transcript
  • Applicants with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.99 or less may be considered for conditional admission once they have submitted their results from the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or the Miller Analogies Test (MAT) in addition to all required admissions documents
  • Minimum scores for applicants required to take GRE (290) and MAT (396)
  • Individuals who hold a Master’s degree from an accredited college or university are not required to provide GRE or MAT results
  • Notarized Affidavit of Good Moral Character
  • Copy of Teaching License (If a licensed teacher)
  • Interview with the Director of Graduate Education Studies in the Division of Education
  • Evidence of proficiency in written English on writing sample

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)