The MAE in Literacy Education is a 30 hour program, with a thesis and non-thesis option available. There are five main components that make up the requirements for the program, including:
- Professional Education Component (18 credit hours)
- Specialization Component (3 credit hours)
- Restricted Electives (3 credit hours)
- *Thesis or non-thesis option (6 credit hours).
*Students in the MAE in Literacy Education Program select either a Thesis or Non-Thesis (Comprehensive Literacy Project) as a capstone experience in their program of study. The Thesis presentation and defense and the Comprehensive Literacy Project (CLP) presentation and subsequent oral discussion/questioning serve to replace traditional Comprehensive Exams (Comps). This degree is offered completely online.
NOTE: To be recommended for the Reading P-12 Endorsement, one must submit a qualifying score on the PRAXIS II exam for Reading P-12. For current PRAXIS II information and exam codes, please consult the Kentucky page of the Educational Testing Service (ETS).
Sample Course Schedule
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