Graduate Certificate in Authorization, Reading & Literacy
California State University-Bakersfield

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Authorization, Reading, and Literacy program equips teachers to use “complex and varied” texts to help their students learn reading comprehension and enrich their students’ learning experiences.  Students have the option to enroll in this program as a stand-alone certificate or to pursue it concurrently with the M.A. in Education – Curriculum and Instruction degree.


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • 3.0 GPA in last 90 units of all coursework
  • Valid teaching credential
  • College transcripts
  • Qualify and obtain valid California Teaching Credential

School Accreditation Statement

WASC Senior College and University Commission