Trade travel time for learning time. Northern Michigan University understands your needs as a busy teacher. The MAE in Reading Specialist for K-12 includes online courses offered every semester, so you don't have to brave the weather or give up a gorgeous weekend outdoors. Courses are on your schedule from a university that specializes in educating teachers. Selected elective courses may be taken online or an campus as noted below.
Learn from experienced, caring teachers
Our award-winning faculty members are highly qualified and know how to make distance learning meaningful and engaging. And they care about your progress as an individual.
Northern keeps school affordable: graduate tuition is the lowest of all public universities in Michigan. And all online students qualify for in-state tuition, regardless of their location.
Sample Program of Study
Selected electives may be taken online or on campus. Core program courses are all available online.
|MAE in Reading Specialist for K-12 Education||36-37 Total Credits|
|Fall 2008||ED 500A Educational Research||3|
|ED 570 Foundations of Reading Instruction||4|
|Winter 2009||ED 575 Improving Reading Comprehension Research and its Practical Implications||3|
|ED 517 Recent Children's Literature||2|
|Summer 2009||ED 511 Trends in the Teaching of Language Arts||2|
|Fall 2009||ED 518 Seminar in Elementary/Secondary Education: Reading||3|
|ED 504 Psychology of Education (online) or||2|
|Winter 2010||ED 571 Diagnosis and Treatment of Reading Disabilities||4|
|ED 505 Measurement and Evaluation (online) or||2|
|Summer 2010||ED 500B Seminar in Educational Research||2|
|Any elective credits remaining (as approved by your advisor)||2-4|
|August 2010||Take MTTC test (Required if adding Reading Specialist K-12 Endorsement to Michigan teaching certificate.)|