Reading Teacher K-12 (Graduate Certificate)

The Reading Teacher K-12 graduate certificate program will prepare you to become a specialized teacher of reading K-12 in your district or improve your own classroom instruction. You will receive special instruction on effective instruction and assessment for K-12 students who are struggling in reading.

Program Highlights

  • Available as an asynchronous, online program
  • Can be completed in 3 semesters, including a summer session and fall and spring semester
  • Courses taken for the Reading K-12 Certification may be applied to a Master of Science in Curriculum and Instruction

Program Distinctions

  • Incorporates Minnesota Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board standards for licensure as a reading teacher
  • The College of Education and Learning Design is accredited by the Minnesota Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board 

Graduate Director

Kristi Bergeson

Student Organizations

Application Deadlines

U.S. Citizens International
Outside U.S.
Inside U.S.
Fall July 15 June 15 July 15
Spring Nov. 15 Oct. 15 Nov. 15
Summer June 1 March 15 June 1

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