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Reading Certificate Programs

Degree Type: Certificate
College(s): College of Education and Human Services

Why Choose the Reading Certificate Programs?

GRADUATE LEVEL (BR Endorsement) These certificate programs are generally for anyone who would like a greater background in the area of reading, but does not necessarily need a formal master's degree or a K-12 reading endorsement. 

Admission Requirements

The Reading Certificates are especially ideal for certified teachers who are seeking a Reading (BR) specialist, but not a master's degree. Upon completion of an advisor-approved 27 credit hours of certificate requirements, the student is eligible to apply for a Michigan Reading Specialist endorsement.

Graduation Requirements

The reading specialist subject area test must be passed in order to qualify for the endorsement. Courses in the Reading Certificate Programs can be applied to the Master of Education in Curriculum & Instruction.

More Information

College of Education & Human Services
School of Education
Bishop Hall Room 421
Ferris State University
1349 Cramer Circle
Big Rapids, MI 49307-2737
Telephone: (231) 591-5361

Required Courses
Credit Hours

CORE REQUIREMENTS 10 CREDITS

Inst of Exceptional Learners
3
OR
Array
Adv Integrat Curr Design-Eval
3
Prin Data Driv Decision Making
4
Capstone
3

READING REQUIRMENTS 21 CREDITS

Understand Literacy - Lang Dev
3
Literacy - Content Learning
3
Literacy Leadership C and I
3
Trends and Issues in Literacy
3
Literacy Assessment
3
Students Reading Difficulties
3
Lrng Envir-Liter Diverse Popul
3
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