Post-Master’s Certificate in Reading, Literacy, & Assessment
Walden University

Program Details

The Post-Master’s Certificate in Reading, Literacy, and Assessment (RLA) is designed for educators who wish to influence positive growth in reading and literacy and gain expertise in the best practices in reading, literacy, and assessment. Develop the skills and study strategies to improve reading and curriculum outcomes across the education system.


  • An official transcript of a master’s degree
  • A minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in post-bachelor’s degree coursework

Special Accreditation

Walden University is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) for a period of 7 years, from 2012 to 2019. In 2013, NCATE merged with the Teacher Education Accreditation Council to form the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). Walden University is eligible for and will seek accreditation based on CAEP standards beginning in fall 2018.

School Accreditation Statement

The Higher Learning Commission