Reading and Literacy (BR) (K-12)

Master of ARTS

Central Michigan University

Designed to teach students to organize and implement school programs, diagnose and treat difficulties in literacy, implement appropriate reading and instruction, develop interdisciplinary and integrated units involving literacy, conduct research on current issues in literacy, and develop technological and viewing skills related to literacy programs. The 36 credit hour program is based on teacher preparation standards written by the International Reading Association (IRA) and the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE). Course work contains components to meet the standards approved by the Michigan State Board of Education for the Reading Specialist (BR) Endorsement.

Central Michigan University (Suite 101)

Judith Nemitz, Program Administrator
Phone: (231) 995-1756
Fax: (231) 995-1758
E-mail: traverse.city@cmich.edu
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Bachelor’s Program:

  • Elementary Education Certification
    – Integrated Science (DI) (major)
    – Reading (BT) (minor)
    – Early Child Development (ZS) (minor)

Post-Bachelor's Program

  • Post BA/BS Teacher Certification, Elementary

Master’s Programs:

  • Administration (concentrations in General, Health Services, Human Resources, Leadership & Public)
  • Humanities (cohort)
  • Public Administration (concentrations in Public Management, State & Local Government, General)
  • Reading & Literacy (BR) (K-12) (cohort)
  • School Principalship (Building Certificate) (cohort)
  • Specialist in Education (EdS) (Central Office Certificate)

Doctoral Program:

  • Doctor of Education (EdD)

Certificates:

  • General Administration
  • Health Services Administration
  • Human Resources
  • Leadership
  • Public Administration

Endorsements:

  • Building Certificate
  • Central Office Certificate
  • Early Childhood (ZS)
  • Integrated Science (DI)
  • Reading (BT)
  • Reading Specialist (BR)
  • Recertification/Endorsement/Educational Planned Program