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Post Baccalaureate Reading Intervention Endorsement Certificate

The post baccalaureate certificate is offered on the University of Portland campus for licensed teachers who hold a bachelor's degree in education.

The reading intervention endorsement advances teachers' abilities to provide reading instruction and to diagnose and remediate reading problems in diverse instructional settings. 

For details about the post baccalaureate certificate application requirements, please see the Graduate School's Application Requirements webpage.  Questions about enrolling should be directed to Anne Rasmussen at or 503.943.8257.

Post Baccalaureate Reading Intervention Endorsement Certificate Requirements - 18 hrs

ED 580 Elements of Reading P-12 (3 hrs)
ED 581 Reading, Language, and Cultural Diversity in Schools (3 hrs)
ED 582 Content Area Literacy (3 hrs)
ED 583 Diagnosis & Instruction of Learning Problems Related to Reading and Language Differences P-12 (3 hrs)
ED 584 Administration and Evaluation of Reading (3 hrs)
ED 564 Reading Practicum P-12 (3 hrs)

Course descriptions are available in the University of Portland Bulletin

Note: The reading intervention endorsement is also offered as a specialty option in the master of education (MEd) program as a post master's certificate.  

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