California State University-Fullerton

800 N State College Blvd, Fullerton, CA 92831-3599

Program Details

California State University in Fullerton offers an online certificate program, the Post-Secondary Reading and Learning certificate. This program may be completed entirely through a virtual classroom, allowing students the flexibility to earn a valuable asset to pursue advanced career opportunities. 

The certificate program is comprised of 12 graduate-level units, intending to provide students with the advanced skills to meets the needs of successful educators at the community college level. Student teachers should become well versed on the most current concepts and applications of postsecondary reading. Additionally, the certificate satisfies the California mandate under AB 1725 requiring certification in adult reading instruction for community college teachers of English.

Prospective students must already have earned a Bachelor of Science or a Bachelor or Arts degree to qualify for the advanced certificate program. Candidates must also demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of essential technology and proficient skills in reading by writing a response to having adequate abilities as an online learner.

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    Program Overview

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      100% Online
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      READ 505, READ 507 and READ 587 cost $345 per unit with an additional $99 online surcharge per course to total $1134 for each 3-unit course. READ 516 costs $378 per unit with an additional $99 online surcharge to total $1233.  Price listed is for all four courses.

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    To qualify for the program, you must have completed a BS or BA from an accredited institution with a minimum GPA of 2.5 in the last 60 semester units attempted for that degree.

    Accreditation & Licensing

    Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission


    Due to state and federal regulations, non-California residents may only enroll in CSUF online courses when their state has authorized CSUF as a provider.

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