Students should expect to take the Comprehensive Examination (EDCI 5960 ) during the Fall or Spring semester after they complete all coursework on their program and must comply with college and division requirements. Under special circumstances, and with prior approval from their M.A. program coordinator, students may take EDCI 5400 OR EDCI 5410 during the semester they take their comprehensive examination.
*Students who do a thesis are required to obtain advisor approval.
**May be repeated once for credit.
A California Reading and Language Arts Specialist Credential and/or a California Reading Certificate and/or a Postsecondary Reading Certificate can be earned concurrently with this M.A. by completing a specific route through this program.
For admission to the program(s) and for information on how to earn a Reading and Language Arts Specialist Credential and/or a Reading Certificate and/or CSULA Postsecondary Reading Certificate issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing concurrently with an M.A. in Education: Option in Reading, see a faculty member who advises for the programs. A list of these faculty members and their office hours is available in King Hall C2097.