Reading Endorsement

Enhance Your Literacy Instruction Capabilities

Specialize your teaching career with Ashland University’s Reading Endorsement program, where you’ll focus on literacy theory, curriculum, intervention and assessment for elementary and secondary students. Make your impact felt as Ashland University puts your dreams of inspiring students to achieve their full literacy potential within reach.

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Graduate Reading Endorsement Program

Empower Your Teaching Career with a Reading Endorsement

The Graduate Reading Endorsement program at Ashland University is a catalyst for educators looking to specialize in reading instruction. It’s a 15-semester-hour graduate program that can also be applied to an M.Ed. in Literacy. Be a beacon of literacy in your community with Ashland University. Your dream of shaping the future of young readers is attainable here.

Program Benefits

Program Benefits

What To Expect

Graduate Reading Endorsement

The redesigned Graduate Reading Endorsement program aligns with Ohio’s Third Grade Reading Guarantee, preparing you to teach crucial literacy skills. Comprising 15 credit hours, this program can also count towards your M.Ed. in Literacy. 

Prerequisites include 12 credit hours of literacy courses at the undergraduate or graduate level, including a phonics course.

About Ashland University

Founded in 1878, Ashland University continues to have a rich tradition as a private, comprehensive institution preparing students for exciting, impactful professions and careers. Your success is our goal, not just while you are a student but for the rest of your life as a member of the Eagle family.

We place a great emphasis on the importance of each member of our community. The phrase “Accent on the Individual ” has been our motto for many years and characterizes well the nature and content of both the online and campus environment.

We promise to teach you how to think, not what to think. We promise to work with you to create an individualized plan for your future, and we promise you an affordable education. We promise you will be guided by mentors invested in you as an individual. They will, within a diverse community of respect, design personalized transformative experiences to develop you as a person who works, serves and leads with integrity. And we promise you a lifelong commitment as we continue to help you discern your life calling and make a positive impact on your family, community and the world at large.

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