Graduate Certificate in Teaching Reading

Wheelock College and Boston University have reached an agreement to merge as of June 1, 2018 and we are no longer accepting new applications. As a prospective applicant to Wheelock College, we hope you will be interested in applying to Boston University.

These courses develop expertise in teaching reading in culturally and linguistically diverse classrooms. For teachers who already hold a master's degree, these courses can be used to move an initial license in early childhood education, elementary education, English as Second Language, or special education (teacher of students with moderate disabilities) to professional licensure.

Entrance to this certificate program requires permission from the chair of the Language and Literacy Department. Wheelock offers several master's programs that can incorporate a 12-credit variation of a Professional Licensure Program to serve the professional development needs of a teacher who plans to advance an initial license and has not yet earned a master's degree.

Require Courses:
RDG 618 Literacy Across the Curriculum (3 credits)
HDF 702 Language, Literacy and Culture (3 credits)
RDG 6o1 Multisensory Approaches for Teaching Literacy (3 credits)
Either RDG 530 Teaching Literacy to English Language Learners (3 credits)
or RDG 622 Individualized Instruction in Literacy (3 credits)

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