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As a reading specialist, you can help students identify their reading difficulties and develop methods to overcome those struggles by providing remedial instructions. The Graduate Certificate in Reading Specialist prepares you to teach reading programs at various educational levels.
As few as 12 months
On campus or online
The program is focused on the science of reading with an emphasis on facilitating learning for students who struggle with reading.
Reading specialists help students of all ages become successful, independent readers. They also work with adults and out-of-school secondary students. Some specialists focus on curriculum development.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a 3% percent growth in job employment between 2019 and 2029.
You can apply for free online, and must submit the following materials:
Fall, Spring & Summer
An undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher is preferred; however, provisional admission is also possible if you do not meet all of the admission criteria but exhibit a strong possibility of academic success. No prerequisites or teacher licensure are required for this degree and certification.
If you are interested in this graduate certificate program, our Admissions team is available to assist you with the next steps.