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Reading Specialist

Program Details

The online Reading Specialist endorsement program offers specialization opportunities for teachers that already have a master's degree; or teachers can enroll and complete the Master in Education with a Reading Specialist endorsement. The Reading Specialist program is a P-12 teaching program that enhances teachers’ ability to provide corrective reading strategies to students of any grade level.

Requirements

  • Must hold a currently valid professional teaching license
  • Must also have an earned bachelor's degree and a cumulative 2.5 GPA on your last 60 hours of undergraduate study
  • Official transcripts
  • International students with 3-year degrees will be considered on a case-by-case basis by the graduate dean
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Letter of application
  • Reference letters
  • Background check

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)