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Master literacy & become a reading teacher or specialist

Are you looking to become a reading teacher or reading specialist? Are you passionate about addressing the challenges within your classroom and the greater education system related to literacy? Look no further.

Concordia University's Literacy program is frequently ranked as one of the top-leading literacy programs in Wisconsin and the nation. Plus with three literacy program pathways and flexible online or in-person formatting, we have options to help every educator and every student succeed.

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Wisconsin Licenses

Approved by Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Licensure Details

Reading Teacher and Reading Specialist Pathways

Earn your WI DPI #1316 - Reading Teacher License.
  • 18 credits
  • 40-hour practicum required
  • Not eligible for financial aid
  • Eligible for Uncommon Scholarships
  • Wisconsin teaching license required

Earn your WI DPI #1316 - Reading Teacher Licensure and a Master's Degree in Education - Literacy. 
  • 30 credits
  • 40-hour practicum required
  • Financial aid eligible
  • Eligible for Uncommon Scholarships
  • Wisconsin teaching license required

 

Earn your WI DPI #1316 Reading Teacher License and WI DPI #5017- Reading Specialist License,  in addition to a Master's Degree in Education - Literacy.
  • 33 credits
  • 40-hour practicum required
  • 75-hour internship required
  • Financial aid eligible
  • Eligible for Uncommon Scholarships
  • Wisconsin teaching license required

*Uncommon Scholarships

Academic and Community Scholarships

Scholarship Details

Frequently asked questions

In addition to our convenient payment plans, Concordia has many scholarship opportunities, including our *Uncommon Scholarships. Plus qualifying students may be eligible for financial aid which may include the teach grant. To learn more fill out the form above.

The program formats are licensure-dependent, but we have options for in-person and online to meet your schedule and location. To learn more fill out the form above