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
  • Complete in 3 semesters, with start dates in June and August
  • Courses may be applied to a Master of Science in Curriculum and Instruction

Program Distinctions

  • Applicants to the Curriculum and Instruction MS (synchronous online) may opt for the Reading Teacher K-12 certificate without additional application fees
  • 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 Tamte

Student Organizations

Application Deadlines

U.S. Citizens International
Outside U.S.
Inside U.S.
Fall Aug. 1 June 15 Aug. 1
Spring N/A N/A N/A
Summer June 1 Feb. 15 June 1

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