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Advanced Literacy Instruction and Intervention, Graduate Certificate

The Graduate Certificate in Advanced Literacy Instruction and Intervention provides K-12 teachers with skills in using data and current research on literacy to design and implement classroom literacy instruction and interventions.  This is a 12 credit hour certificate program that focuses on helping teachers enhance literacy outcomes for diverse learners.

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree, or its equivalent, from a a college or university accredited by an accepted accredited body
  • Minimum GPA of 3.00 (based on a 4.0 scale) on all previous work completed beyond high school (secondary school)
  • Online application through the Graduate School’s application system
  • Statement of purpose
  • Unofficial transcripts of all college course work attempted
  • Official and satisfactory scores on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), if English is not the applicant’s native language and the applicant has not earned a post-secondary degree from a U.S. institution

Note: Standardized test scores (e.g., GRE, GMAT, MAT) are not required.

Certificate Requirements

Certificate Total = 12 Credit Hours

Grade Requirements

Students must maintain satisfactory grades and must maintain satisfactory progress toward the certificate.  Students are expected to achieve a commendable or satisfactory grade (A or B) in all coursework attempted for graduate credit.  An accumulation of three marginal C grades in any graduate coursework will result in suspension of the student’s enrollment. 

Delivery Method

This program is offered 100% online.  For details, visit the Distance Education website.