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Reading Instruction, Postgraduate Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #85 (BCR) Online
Reading Instruction degree offered by the University of Arizona provides educators with the opportunity to earn a graduate certificate in Reading Instruction from the program in Language, Reading and Culture.
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Overview

Reading Instruction degree offered by the University of Arizona provides educators with the essential tools needed to enhance their careers as reading specialists. The program is designed for experienced teachers seeking professional development, mid-career professionals requiring additional training, and student teachers desiring the literacy know-how to secure employment.

Students who complete the certificate program are able to:

  • Assist literacy learners of all ages, including pre-K, grades 1-12 and adult learners.
  • Understand the nature of the reading process and how to offer quality instruction.
  • Understand the foundations of reading and writing processes and instruction.
  • Use a wide range of instructional practices, approaches, methods and curriculum materials to support reading and writing instruction.
  • Employ a variety of assessment tools and practices to plan effective instruction.
  • Integrate knowledge of instructional practices, curricular materials, and assessment and evaluation tools to create a literate environment that fosters reading and writing.
  • View professional development as a career-long effort and responsibility.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Language & Literacy
  • Literacy Curriculum and Instruction for Children
  • Literacy Curriculum and Instruction for Adolescents
  • Literacy in the Content Areas for Children
  • Literacy in the Content Areas for Adolescents
  • Literacy Assessment

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

Admissions Requirements

  • GPA 3.0
  • Official transcripts

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11136 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5568 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    11136 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5568 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    10236 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5118 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
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