Graduate Certificate in Literacy Education

The graduate certificate in literacy education provides students opportunities to learn about teaching and learning principles of interdisciplinary reading, writing, and viewing texts in and out of schools. Coursework takes advantage of resources near campus, such as national museums, memorials, and the Library of Congress.

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List all requirements for admission to the program (e.g., course and degree prerequisites, standardized test scores, GPA requirements). -Online Application
-Statement of Purpose
-2 Letters of Recommendation
-Application Fee
*Additional application requirements may exist for international applicants (

The following requirements must be fulfilled: 12 credits in required courses and completion of a portfolio to be evaluated during the final semester of study.

Courses must be taken in the order shown.
CPED 6691Interdisciplinary Adolescent Literacies
CPED 6622Foundations of Reading Development
CPED 6223Interdisciplinary Elementary School Literacies
CPED 6628Literacies in Informal Learning Environments