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Advanced Certificate in Master Reading Teacher

(9 hours – excluding prerequisites)

This program provides students with the nine graduate credit hours in literacy required by the state of Texas for a Master Reading Teacher Certificate, an all-level (EC-12) certificate specific to Texas that offers advanced preparation in the area of literacy for teachers working in diverse classrooms. To qualify for the certificate, teachers must hold a valid teaching credential, complete nine graduate credit hours in literacy, have taught for three years, and have passed the Master Reading Teacher TExES examination. 

Successful completion of the Miller Analogies Test (MAT) or Graduate Record Examinations® (GRE®) is a requirement for admission to this certificate program.

REQUIRED COURSES (excluding prerequisites)


READ 5010 - Master Reading Teacher Seminar*

READ 6301 - Specialized Reading Assessment and Instruction*

READ 6330 - Foundations of Reading

READ 6335 - Curriculum and Instruction in Reading*

*Refer to individual course descriptions for course requisites.


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