Education (M.Ed.) - Reading Specialist Endorsement

Education (M.Ed.) - Reading Specialist Endorsement

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2019 through summer 2020. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

After completion of the required program coursework (including internship), the passing of licensure tests, and a current initial teaching license with the accompanying necessary work experience, the graduate of this program would be eligible for adding the VA state licensure endorsement. Please refer to www.liberty.edu/advisingguide 
Advanced Education Core Courses
EDUC 500Learning Theory3
EDUC 518Educational Research and Assessment3
EDUC 521Foundations of Exceptionality3
EDUC 645Foundations for Educational Leaders 13
EDUC 672Curriculum Development (Elementary/Secondary)3
Reading Specialist Endorsement Cognate
EDUC 622Educational Assessment and Intervention3
EDUC 650Specialists for Reading/Math Programs 2,33
EDUC 652Current Issues in Reading/Math 23
EDUC 659Foundations and Theories of Literacy Instruction 43
Professional Courses
EDUC 641Supervision of Instruction 13
EDUC 656Teaching Content Area Reading3
EDUC 699Internship 4,53
Total Hours36

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • Complete 36 hours
  • A maximum of 50% of the program hours may be transferred if approved and allowable, including credit from an earned degree from Liberty University on the same academic level
  • 3.0 GPA
  • No more than two grades of C may be applied to the degree (includes grades of C+ & C-)
  • No grade of D or below may be applied to the degree (includes grades of D+ & D-)
  • Degree must be completed within 5 years
  • Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student's anticipated graduation date

Program Offered in Online Format

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