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Reading Endorsement (Certificate)

The Reading Endorsement track will prepare individuals who hold a teaching certificate to teach reading to all students at the grade level of the candidate's base certificate. The track will be offered in an online format.

Reading Endorsement Admission Requirements

Students must:

  1. Be admitted to Middle Georgia State University in good academic standing.
  2. Submit a Reading Endorsement Application to the Department of Teacher Education & Social Work Administrative Secretary or to the Certification Officer. Applications are found on the School of Education and Behavioral Science website. Prospective students may also contact the Department of Teacher Education & Social Work for an application. Rolling admission is utilized with a priority deadline of May 1st. Seating is on a space available basis.
  3. Applicant must hold a Certificate of Eligibility, Induction Certificate, Standard Professional Certificate or higher in the state of Georgia.
  4. Adhere to all policies and codes of personal and professional conduct which originate with the School of Education & Behavioral Science, Middle Georgia State University, the Georgia Professional Standards Commission and associated Boards of Education.


Curriculum for Reading Endorsement

Requirements List

ECSE 3201The Art of Language and Literature/Reading Endorsement

3 credits

ECSE 3431Literacy Acquisition/Reading Endorsement

4 credits

ECSE 3531Literacy Assessment & Intervention Strategies/Reading Endorsement

4 credits

ECSE 4431Content Area Literacy/Reading Endorsement

2 credits

Total Hours: 13