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Reading Instruction (Certificate NDP) 
Program Description

The online Graduate Certificate in Reading Instruction provides specialized coursework in literacy education, exploring advanced techniques for creating and leading powerful reading programs. Designed for both licensed classroom teachers and out-of-school program leaders, the program can help educators in many educational settings enhance their practical and leadership skills. The program also offers teachers licensed in the state of Arizona the opportunity to qualify for the Arizona Reading Endorsement by completing additional courses.

Department/Academic Unit(s)

Teaching, Learning and Sociocultural Studies -

College of Education  
Campuses where offered
Main Campus - Tucson UA Online  
Admissions Contact
Adriana Garibay Miramontez
Graduate Program Coordinator
Adriana Garibay Miramontez
Director of Graduate Studies
Marcy B Wood
Graduate College Degree Counselor
Cindy T Nguyen
Tuition and Fees
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Admissions Information

Admissions Requirements

GPA 3.0
Official transcripts

Standardized Tests

Required test(s):
Required GRE Subject tests:
Recommended tests:
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Minimum GRE Verbal:
Minimum GRE Quantitative:
Minumum GRE Written:
Minimum MAT:
Minimum TOEFL: 79
Minimum IELTS: 7

Financial Aid

Not available

Admissions Deadlines

Domestic Applicants:

  • Fall: August 1
  • Spring: December 1
  • Summer: May 1

International Applicants:

  • Fall: June 1
  • Spring: October 15
International Conditional Admission
International applicants will not be considered for conditional admission by this program.
Other Information
The GRE Institution Code for The University of Arizona is 4832
ETS Major Field Code(s) for this program: Not required

Completion Requirements

Degree Requirements

Minumum credits: 0
Core coursework: LRC 505, LRC 520, LRC 521, LRC 523, 523, LRC 524, LRC 525, LRC 526 LRC 694b

Language requirements:
Other requirements:

Minor Requirements
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Student Handbook
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Last revised 06 Nov 2015