Why study PreK-12 Reading Instruction Online?
The University of Cincinnati offers reduced tuition rates for a fully online endorsement graduate certificate program in PreK-12 Reading Instruction. A reading specialist works mainly with younger children who are having reading difficulties to help advance their reading skills and lay the foundation for success in high school, college, and adult life. Reading specialists are trained in the methods of teaching reading for comprehension as well as for enjoyment.
The endorsement graduate certificate program is aligned with the State of Ohio’s Reading Endorsement. Upon completion of the program, students may earn a Graduate Certificate in PreK-12 Reading Instruction or choose to seek the Ohio Reading Endorsement.
The certificate is offered 100% online: Providing flexibility for modern teachers. No campus visits are required and the program’s fully online format enables students to complete all degree requirements without having to relocate to the greater Cincinnati metropolitan area.
Part-time and full-time scheduling: Have the flexibility to balance work and family obligations while completing your teaching endorsement. Every student enrolled online is assigned a dedicated Academic Advisor as well as a Student Success Coordinator that provides one-on-one support. They are your on-campus partners who can help you manage your time and ensure you’re meeting degree requirements to get you to graduation.
Discounts available now: Eligible students applying for the endorsement graduate certificate program may qualify for the Professional Development Award equating to a 30% discount off their entire bill, fees included.
Earning the PreK-12 Reading Instruction Endorsement Graduate Certificate creates additional opportunities for an educator’s career choices. The demand for teachers is constant and employment growth is high. With an ever-increasing need to support literacy from pre-school to adult, some of the opportunities for graduates with the PreK-12 Reading Instruction Endorsement Certificate include:
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The promotion of literacy and language education is one of the great callings! Fewer missions are more effective than teaching people to read and communicate. Some of the professional opportunities for MEd LSLS graduates are:
Courses taken prior to admission into the graduate certificate program may be eligible for transfer into the program, if taken within 5 years prior to admission and if approved by the program faculty. Official paperwork is required and the appropriate forms may be obtained from the Director of Graduate Studies.
To maintain active status in the program, students must register for at least one credit every academic year. Degree requirements must be completed within 5 years of date of admission. Practicum coursework cannot be transferred into the program and up to (9) semester credit hours can be transferred into the program upon approval of the department.
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The University of Cincinnati is one of the first institutions to offer online courses. Innovation in education is at the forefront of what we do. We have expanded the convenience and quality of our online learning to online degree programs. Today, we offer nearly 100 degrees from undergraduate to doctoral programs.
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