University of Montana Catalog 2023-2024

Reading Education Graduate Certificate

Graduate Certificate - Reading Education


Reading Teaching Courses9
Reading Teaching Practicum3
Total Hours12

Degree Specific Credits: 12

Required Cumulative GPA: 3.0


  • This program of study can only be completed by those pursuing a teaching endorsement in another content area or by currently licensed teachers. Students must be formally admitted to the Teacher Education Program and complete all of the professional education licensure requirements. See the Department of Teaching and Learning in the College of Education for more information.
  • Those seeking licensure in K-12 reading in Montana must also show course equivalency for EDU 331EDU 339EDU 397,and EDU 497 or complete these courses as part of their program of study.


Reading Teaching Courses
Complete all of the following courses:
EDU 432Literature & Literacy for Young Adults3
EDU 438Literacy Assessment, Diagnosis, & Instruction3
EDU 481Content Area Literacy3
Reading Teaching Practicum 1
Complete the following course:
EDU 557Advanced Literacy Practicum K123
Total Hours12

Note: All reading coursework must be complete prior to enrolling in the reading practicum.

Minimum Required Grade: C-