The University of Cincinnati and all regional campuses are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. University of Cincinnati’s online graduate certificate program in PreK-12 Reading Instruction is aligned with the International Literacy Association’s (2010) Standards for Reading Professionals, is approved by the Ohio Department of Higher Education, and is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation.
The School of Education at the University of Cincinnati is consistently ranked as a top institution in the field of Education. Most recently, US News and World Report placed it in the top 100 Best Education Schools (2016).
Ohio Assessment for Educators (OAE) Test Pass Rate – Our students have a 98% pass rate for the OAE test.
The University of Cincinnati’s online programs consistently rank among the nation’s very best by U.S. News and World Report.
PreK-12 Reading Instruction and TESOL Graduate Certificates are Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) accredited.
PreK-12 Reading Instruction and TESOL Graduate Certificates are chancellor-approved by the Ohio Department of Higher Education for earning a Reading (K-12) or TESOL (K-12) endorsement after successfully completing the required graduate coursework and the Ohio Assessment for Educators test.
Gainful Employment Disclosure
Effective July 1, 2011, federal regulations published in the Federal Register on October 29, 2010 [75 FR 66665 and FR 66832] by the U.S. Department of Education require postsecondary institutions that participate in the student financial assistance programs authorized under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (HEA), as amended, to disclose to prospective students certain information about the institution’s GE Programs.
Generally, GE Programs include:
At public and private not-for-profit institutions: Title IV-eligible non-degree programs (e.g., certificate and diploma programs).
At for-profit institutions: All Title-IV eligible instructional programs, degree and non-degree.
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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 the 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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