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Certificate in Postsecondary Reading and Learning

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.


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.