Reading, Graduate Certificate

The Graduate Certificate in Reading is designed for licensed teachers who want to add a MN Reading Teacher License or community college faculty interested in teaching developmental reading.

Program Highlights

  • The program is designed for current teachers or administrators interested in the latest evidence-based findings in reading instruction for K-12 students.
  • The fully online, asynchronous program is specifically designed for working teachers.

Application Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university with a minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • Students with a GPA less than 3.0 will be considered for admission after successfully completing 6 graduate credits within the department with a grade of B or higher as a non-degree-seeking student. 
  • Two letters of recommendation from people familiar with your work with learners addressing your professional competence.
  • Resume

Additional Requirements for International Applicants:

Application Deadlines

  U.S. Citizens International Applicants
Fall Start Rolling May 1
Spring Start Rolling October 1
Summer Start Rolling N/A

Time to Completion: 12 months


Graduate Coordinator Contact

Dr. Beth Beschorner
beth.beschorner@mnsu.edu
507-389-5652

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