Reading Credential

Earn your Reading Credential to help children excel in school and gain a solid foundation for their successful futures.

We offer the courses required for the Reading Credential issued by the North Dakota Department of Public Instruction. Students of this program are licensed educators and complete a series of courses, including a practicum, focused on the diagnosis and correction of reading disabilities. You will develop the necessary skills required to teach, develop curriculum, and administer reading assessments to students in grades K-8.

Take the First Step
Get in touch with any questions or submit the simple application for admission.
We will assist you every step of the way toward acceptance so you can enroll and begin your classes!

At a Glance

72%
Chance that children with low-literacy parents will be at the lowest reading levels themselves

Program Length

Up to 3 classes/6 credits

Format

  • Online

Tuition per Credit

$595

Is This the Program For Me?

Who It’s For

  • K-8 licensed educators interested in enhancing their literacy teaching skills and expanding their career opportunities

Career Paths

  • Reading Curriculum Specialist
  • K-8 Teacher

 

Program Details

Your first step is to get in touch with any questions or submit the simple application for admission. We will assist you every step of the way toward acceptance so you can enroll and begin your classes!
  • Online

For a list of courses for this program, visit the catalog.

Actual requirements may vary based on current licensure and previous coursework. Final plan of study will be provided upon transcript review.

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  • Tuition: $595/credit
  • Technology fee: $43 per credit

For a full list of fees, visit our Tuition and Fees page.

The following will be needed when you have applied for admission so we can get you accepted:

  • Official transcripts
    • Attended the University of Mary before? Then we’ll get your Mary transcript for you!
    • At most other schools, you can request transcripts by going to the National Student Clearinghouse or by contacting the registrar’s office.
    • Have your transcripts sent to:
      Office of Admissions
      University of Mary
      7500 University Drive
      Bismarck, ND 58504
    • Or request to send electronic transcripts to [email protected]
  • Application/enrollment fee - This will be collected at the time you fill out the online application.

Get Started Today

Apply Online