Expanding Your Skills in Literacy Education

Regis University’s graduate certificate in Literacy is designed for current educators seeking to complement their existing license, upgrade their skills and credentials or transition into one of our Master of Education programs.
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Literacy Graduate Certificate

Certificate Overview

The Colorado Department of Education and the Wyoming Standards Board for Education agree there is a need for focused opportunities in the area of literacy. Regis University’s College for Professional Studies is pleased to introduce an academic certificate in the area of Literacy for graduate students, offered both online and on-campus. The certificate is composed of four classes and can be completed in six to nine months.

Total Literacy Certificate Credit Requirements: 12 credit hours

Learn more about certificate programs offered by Regis University, including the minimum number of credit hours, cost estimates, related occupations and loan information.

Program Requirements

Literacy Certificate Requirements: 12 credit hours*

EDRG 644 Teaching Reading and Writing
EDRG 603 Emergent Literacy
EDRG 606 Reading Assessment and Intervention
Take 1 class (3 credit hours) from the following:
EDRG 604  Literacy for the Diverse Learner 
EDRG 653  Literacy for Students with Special Needs 
*Certificate requires that student is or has been a licensed teacher. 

Please note that recent course requirement updates may not be reflected in the list above and you should contact an admissions counselor at 800.944.7667 for recent changes and updates.

 

How to Apply

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MATERIALS NEEDED FOR APPLICATION AND ADMISSION

Applicants seeking a master's degree from the College for Professional Studies must possess a baccalaureate degree from a U.S. regionally accredited college or university.

  • Complete the online graduate application
  • Application fee: $50.00 non-refundable application fee (waived for Regis University graduates)

After submitting online application, the following are required:

  • Submit official degree-bearing transcript from all U.S. regionally accredited institutions. Official transcript must be sent directly from your previously attended schools to the Office of Admissions. Download the transcript request form.
    Mail transcripts to:
    Regis University
    Office of Admissions
    3333 Regis Boulevard
    Mail Code: P-28
    Denver, CO 80221-1099
  • Minimum overall GPA of 2.75 on degree-bearing transcript with option of supplying additional course work transcripts
  • Current resume 
  • Additional admission requirements apply to international students who are non-U.S. citizens.

Please remember: Applications that are incomplete and/or missing information will NOT be processed.

After your file is complete, the Admissions Committee will review all documents in your application file. The Admissions Committee will contact you regarding the status of your acceptance.

Application Deadlines*

Term Class Start Application Deadline
Fall 2015 August 24, 2015 July 27, 2015

*Your application file including all requirements, documents and fees, must be completed by the application deadline.

Tuition

2014-2015 Academic Year Tuition: Effective Fall 2014 

Course Format Estimated Total Program Cost Credit Hours Required Cost per Credit Hour Estimated Fees for Program
Classroom $5,775 12 $475 $75
Online $5,775 12 $475 $75

2015-2016 Academic Year Tuition: Effective Fall 2015

Course Format Estimated Total Program Cost Credit Hours Required Cost per Credit Hour Estimated Fees for Program
Online $5,775 12 $475 $75
Classroom $5,775 12 $475 $75

Directed study costs $475 per credit hour.

Please note: Additional fees may apply. Please contact an admissions counselor at 800.944.7667 for information.