Reading Specialist (M.A.)

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Reading Specialist (M.A.) - Spring 2020 (January Start)

*The Reading Specialist (M.A.) Program will not be accepting new applications for Fall 2019. The Spring 2020 application is available now via the above link.

 

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Reading Specialist (M.A.) with:

  • Reading Specialist Certification

Admission requirements:

  • A completed graduate application form, including a $55 non-refundable application fee
  • A 250-500 word essay discussing your goals and objectives for pursuing admission to the degree program to which you are applying
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation
  • Official transcripts from all previous U.S. colleges attended or official NACES course-by-course evaluation of any foreign transcripts*
  • Official copy of GRE scores or waiver
  • A copy of any teaching certification (a list of your certifications can be downloaded on NJDOE website)
  • Official documentation of English Language Proficiency (TOEFL/IELTS) or waiver if applicable

In order to receive the Reading Specialist Endorsement from the NJDOE, the applicant must possess a teaching certificate and have been teaching for two years.

*Note: NJCU does not evaluate international transcripts. In lieu of a transcript, applicants with a non-U.S. degree need to submit a course-by-course evaluation from a NACES Accredited Member that includes U.S. bachelor’s degree equivalency information for their coursework.

Priority Application Deadlines:
Domestic Applicants
Fall: July 1
Spring: December 1

International Applicants
Fall: May 1
Spring: November 1

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