• School of Education Graduate-Level Online Courses

    Master of Science in Education,

    Autism, 30 Credits

    Grad Student at Computer

    In-depth knowledge about the reading process enables graduates to be skilled assessors of students’ literacy abilities and plan appropriate strategies and techniques for improving reading skills. Through reflective inquiry and active research, reading specialist graduates will contribute to their classrooms instructional practices and school reform efforts.

    Requirement: NJ Teacher Certificate

    Entire program is online!

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    Master of Science in Education, Reading Specialist, 36 Credits

    (Effective Fall 2009 - 30 credits)


    Graduate Certification Endorsement in Reading Specialist

    30 credits (No research classes)

    Requirement: NJ Teacher Certificate

    Program is a combination of online and traditional courses.

    Grad Student at Computers in Student Center

    A Unique Learning Experience


    • Our reading specialist program offers a comprehensive, state-of-the-art curriculum.
    • Students gain in-depth knowledge about the reading and writing processes, conductive classroom environments, and student motivation and engagement.
    • Students learn how to assess and remediate students, and use technology to enhance teaching.
    • There are opportunities for practical experience.

    Developing Leaders

    • Our students learn to facilitate change by setting goals and becoming active participants in their school settings.
    • We encourage them to work collaboratively with all members of the educational community.
    • We stress the importance of mentoring new teachers and sharing information with colleagues.

    Promoting Partnerships

    A vital component of the reading specialist curriculum involves establishing partnerships to enhance programs, practices, and parent involvement. Students learn to establish and maintain productive relationships among the school, community, and the business sector. We model the importance of formal and informal communication about assessment, new programs, and instructional practices.

    Developing and Supporting Lifelong Professionalism

    • Students participate at professional conferences and workshops.
    • Students learn to apply appropriate classroom practices and instructional strategies.