Reading (Education Specialist Certificate)

The Teacher Education Division offers a number of education specialist programs at the elementary and secondary levels. These certificate programs are designed to strengthen the educational background of teachers, administrators, and other education professionals.

Admission Requirements

Admission to this program is contingent upon admission to the the College of Education and the Graduate School

These certificate programs require thirty credits beyond the master’s degree. The individual student’s professional needs and interests are taken into account in determining the specific content of his/her program. The typical plan includes course work in the specialized professional area and subject matter areas supportive of a major or minor. All course requirements for the various majors are selected in consultation with an advisor. All course work must be completed in accordance with the academic procedures of the College of Education and the Graduate School's regulations governing graduate scholarship and degrees.

The Reading Education Specialist Certificate is designed to be completed in 2 years.

This program will cost $25,027.04 for in-state tuition and fees and $48,027.14 for out-of-state tuition and fees if completed within normal time.  There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.

Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. Typical student debt has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.  

This program does not meet any licensure requirements.

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