PreK-12 Reading Instruction Endorsement

PreK-12 Reading Instruction Endorsement
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Why study PreK-12 Reading Instruction Online?

The University of Cincinnati offers reduced tuition rates for a fully online endorsement 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 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 endorsement 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, and the application fee is waived for applicants!