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Graduate Certificate

Expand your skills in literacy education.

The Colorado Department of Education agrees there is a need for focused opportunities in the area of literacy. Regis University’s Division of Education is pleased to offer 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.

Program Snapshot

Program Format
Online courses
8-week terms

Credits for Completion
12 credit hours

Cost of Tuition
$515 per credit hour

Sample Literacy Classes

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EDRG 604: Literacy for the Diverse Learner

Examines current research and strategies for teaching diverse learners who are multi-lingual, multi-cultural, or come from a disadvantaged environment.

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EDRG 606: Reading Assessment and Intervention

Utilize literacy assessment and diagnostic tools and implement strategies for remediation through clinic reports based on assessment experiences.

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EDRG 644: Teaching Reading and Writing

Use current methodologies, research-based instructional practices, and ongoing assessment to examine a variety of methods for teaching reading and writing.

Program Details

Get all the details on our graduate certificate in Literacy, including course requirements and application materials. 

How to Apply

To apply to the Literacy graduate certificate program, you will need: 

  • Completed online application
  • Official degree-bearing transcripts with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75
  • Resume
  • Valid teaching license

The first step in the application process is to contact an admissions counselor, who can evaluate your prior learning credit, provide information regarding financial aid and tuition assistance and help you through the entire application process. 

Tuition and Fees

Program tuition: $515 per credit hour
Total program credits: 12

Curious about financial aid options? Regis offers a variety of scholarships, grants and other programs to help you pay for school. Visit Financial Aid for more information.

Rolling Admissions

Applications are accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis. It is recommended you apply to this program at least 4 weeks prior to your desired start date.

Starts are offered in January, March, May, July, August and October.