Sep 29, 2023  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Reading Endorsement Graduate Certificate

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Certificate Code: XRC 
Approved 200208

The Reading Endorsement Certificate program is designed to meet the needs of teachers K-12 who want to increase their effectiveness in the teaching of reading. This program addresses the needs expressed by Governor Bush and the Florida State Department of Education. The program includes five classes which will provide an in depth view of reading research, theory and the application on sound and current scientific research.

Completion of the required 15 credit hours qualifies individuals with a current FL teaching certificate to earn the Florida Reading Endorsement. Please contact Literacy Studies Program Coordinator Jenifer Jasinski Schneider for further information.


This certificate is offered fully-online as well as the Tampa and Sarasota campuses.

Admission Requirements

Must meet University Graduate Admissions and English Proficiency requirements. 

Application Process

To learn about the application process, and to access the application, please review our application process.

In addition to your completed application form, transcripts, resume and letter of interest, you will need to submit the following documents:

  • Copy of current FL teaching certificate


Credit Toward Graduate Degree

Up to 12 hours of certificate course credits may be applied to a graduate degree with departmental approval.


Time Limit / Average time to Completion

Student must comply with standard rules for graduate students


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