Master of Arts in Remedial Reading and Remedial Language Arts

Includes optional Remedial Reading and Remedial Language Arts Certification (102).

Program Admission and Requirements

The following admission requirements are based on State of Connecticut Regulations Sec 10-145d-481.

  1. Bachelor's degree with a minimum 3.0 GPA
  2. Active Connecticut teaching certification (if interested in pursuing the 102 Certification)
  3. Two letters of recommendation
  4. Personal statement
  5. Interview
  6. Writing Sample

Candidates interested in earning an MA in Remedial Reading and Remedial Language Arts, with the option to apply for 102 Certification in Remedial Reading and Remedial Language Arts, are to complete the 24 credits outlined for the Remedial Reading and Remedial Language Arts certification as well as two additional courses, for a total of 30 credits as outlined below.

Candidates are advised that they may earn either a Master's degree or a Sixth Year Certificate, but not both.

EN 0411Teaching Writing in the 3-12 Classroom3
RLD 0486Developmental Literacy I: Fundamentals of Reading and Language Development3
RLD 0487Developmental Literacy II: Essentials of Vocabulary and Text Comprehension3
RLD 0488Content Area Literacy Strategies3
RLD 0583Tests and Measurement in Reading and Language Arts Contexts3
RLD 0584Guided Reflective Practice in Tier I Reading and Language Arts Programming3
RLD 0585Writing Components and Processes in the Language Arts Program3
RLD 0586Diagnosis and Remediation of Reading and Language Arts Difficulties3
RLD 0587Practicum in Tier II Reading and Language Arts Intervention Practices3
RLD 0588Practicum in Tier III Reading and Language Arts Intervention Practices3
Total Credits30