Oct 18, 2018
Professor Taylor, Graduate Program Director, (516) 463-5370,
The Doctor of Education in Reading, Language, and Cognition program is planned
to prepare the following:
- Specialists who coordinate reading services in schools on a district-wide basis.
- Consultants with major responsibility for curriculum improvement on a district-wide
- Instructors who intend to teach reading and language arts courses at the college
- For bilingual candidates, the initiation and administration of school-wide or
district-wide bilingual reading and language arts programs.
- For bilingual candidates, the improvement of bilingual reading and language arts
instruction through assistance to bilingual classroom teachers.
- Instructors who are teaching an integrated language arts program at the early
Program Requirements - Semester Hours: 90
Bilingual candidates: students who have completed the M.A. in Bilingualism with
a specialization in elementary education are required to take 9 semester hours
of special doctoral seminars.
Students who have not completed the above degree and specialization are required
to take, in addition, bilingual education courses, with advisement.
A student who has not completed 601, Dissertation Seminar, must enroll
in 602, Dissertation Proposal Preparation, until the dissertation proposal is
accepted. The student must then enroll in 604, Dissertation Advisement, the following
semester and must maintain continuous enrollment in dissertation preparation until
the dissertation is completed.
A student must enroll in 604 for 3 s.h. in the first semester and thereafter
continue to register in 604 until the dissertation is completed, at which time
a minimum of 6 s.h. of credit must be received.
28 semester hours from among the following, with possible substitutions of up to 15 credits
from liberal arts, under advisement.
Early Childhood Emphasis
This 18 semester hour concentration is designed for students interested in early
childhood education. Required courses for this emphasis are: