Reading Specialist

Post-Master's Graduate Certificate Programs at Notre Dame of Maryland University are available in professional and academic subjects. Certificate Programs do not equate to a graduate degree program but rather demonstrate mastery in a specific area of interest or topic.  Students must have earned both the Baccalaureate and Master's degree before admission to this Program of Study is granted.

Students who have a Master’s degree and desire to obtain a Certificate of Reading Specialist should enroll in the following courses:

EDU-586     Techniques of Teaching Reading and Writing to Students with Limited English Proficiency (3)
EDU-612     Remedial Reading Instruction for Classroom and Clinical Settings (3)
EDU-551     Reading and Writing in the Content Areas II (for elementary teachers) (3) OR
EDU-542     Instruction of Reading (for secondary teachers) (3)
EDU-629     The Roles of the Literacy Coach (3)
EDU-618     Resource Role of the Reading Specialist (3)
EDU-691     Practicum:  Application of Remediation (3)

Prerequisites - Elementary:

EDU-509     Processes and Acquisition of Reading (3)
EDU-510     Elementary Reading Materials (3)
EDU-511     Assessment of Reading (3)
EDU-542     Instruction in reading (3)

Prerequisites - Secondary:

EDU-580     Teaching Reading and Writing in Content Areas I (3)
EDU-551     Teaching Reading and Writing in Content Areas II (3)