The Reading Specialist Certificate requires:
- A master's degree in reading (core courses for a master's degree in reading, two professional
development courses,two support area courses-linguistics and multicultural) or an department
approved master's degree.
- 3 years of teaching experience in an accredited school
- Passing score on the TExES Reading Specialist exam
- Meet and continue to meet all admission requirements (overall GPA of a 3.25)
NOTE: A plan and/or master's degree plan must be approved by an advisor in reading and should
be filed as soon as possible after initiation of the program of study to ensure that the program
planned meets the certification requirements.
Your application will be forwarded to one of the following advisors to complete a plan. Please
feel free to contact an advisor if you have questions.
Dr. Susan Szabo