Graduate Certificate Program Summary
The Response to Intervention: Reading Certificate Program offers a route for teachers to begin graduate coursework closely linked to the practices and reform mandated in their schools. Response to Intervention framework is a part of educational legislation through the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. As such, training in RTI is an emerging need in many school systems. This certificate program within the Department of Teaching, Learning, and Teacher Education allows teachers engaged in Response to Intervention in their schools to gain professional recognition their expertise. The coursework of this certificate program also offers a RTI model for future coursework in other content areas within the graduate department.
Application checklist and deadlines
1. Required by Graduate Studies
Submit these items as part of the standard steps to admission.
- Application for Admission with $50 non-refundable application fee
- One set of transcripts uploaded to MyRED
- If your native language is not English: verification of English proficiency
- If you are not a US citizen and you hold an F1 visa: concurrent admission to a degree program, because a certificate alone is not sufficient for F1 status
2. Required by the department
After you apply, allow one business day for us to set up your access so you can complete these requirements via MyRED.
Application deadlineFall: May 1st
Spring: October 1st
Summer: March 1st
The application process is a two-part procedure. Applicants must apply to the UNL Graduate College and to the Department of Teaching, Learning, and Teacher Education.