Turn Reading Into a Lifelong Joy for Students
Through the reading education specialization, you can learn to analyze educational reading issues and make decisions and recommendations that are research-based and proven effective. You will also be asked to demonstrate effective use of current technology, reflect on likely situations, practically integrate theories, and learn from case studies. Students in the reading education specialization should be prepared to communicate effectively with students in a caring manner in a variety of learning contexts. You will explore the history of literacy in America within a cultural, sociological, political, and economic framework. This specialization can strengthen and polish your expertise of the skills and strategies necessary for developing proficiency in teaching literacy in grades K-12. By making reading engaging and a lifelong joy for students, it can make a world of difference throughout their lives.
The NCU Difference
Northcentral University's unique approach to graduate education is ideal for self-starters and independent thinkers who want a premier education with unprecedented flexibility. With NCU’s online learning model, there are weekly starts for every program or course. Our education approach was developed to meet the needs of your busy life and schedule. We use a unique one-to-one learning model that pairs one student with one doctoral professor for each course. With no teaching assistants, you learn directly from experts who provide personal feedback and professional insights. At Northcentral University, we understand that today's educators and administrators face new challenges every day and must commit to the lifelong pursuit of learning to keep up with the ever-changing educational landscape. NCU's School of Education helps prepare students to meet these challenges by providing stimulating, relevant and career-focused bachelor's, master's, specialist, and doctoral degree programs in education. Throughout your academic journey, you will be mentored by professors who are experienced in your field of study. At NCU, you will never have to participate in group projects. You move forward on your pace, by setting your own studying schedule. In a class size of one, there’s no one to get in the way of your individual success. None of our programs have residency requirements, allowing flexible access to you no matter where you live. When you enroll in NCU to earn an advanced degree in education, you will become part of a community of professionals who are already making a difference around the world.
“It’s an accomplishment to teach [my second grade students] that it’s possible for anyone to further their education. For my own advancement, I’d like to work at a college or a university, so I think this [degree] would be really helpful for that.” - Ashley Stewart, Doctor of Education (2016)
*Reading Education Specialization does not fall under TEAC Accreditation