Response to Intervention: Reading (Certificate)


Response to Intervention: Reading, Cert

On Campus 13 - 15 cr 13 - 15 cr

his program offers a route for teachers to begin graduate coursework closely linked to the practices and reform mandated in their schools.


Response to Intervention (RTI) 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 an RTI model for future coursework in other content areas within the graduate department.

Graduate Admission Requirements

  • Application for Admission with $50 non-refundable application fee.
  • One set of transcripts.
  • If the student’s native language is not English, verification of English proficiency is required.
  • If International: upload copies of all college- or university-level transcripts or mark sheets (records of courses and marks earned), with certificates, diplomas, and degrees plus certified English translations.

    * Official documents are required from all students who are admitted and enroll. Photocopies of certified records are not acceptable. International students enrolled in other U.S. institutions may have certified copies of all foreign records sent directly to the Office of Graduate Studies by their current school’s registrar office.

  • If applicant is not a US citizen and expects an F or J visa: financial information.
  • Applicants must also fulfill any additional requirements the department specifies at the time of application.

Major Admission Requirements

  • Must be enrolled in the Teaching, Learning, and Teacher Education program
  • Undergraduate GPA minimum of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Fit between applicant's goals and interests and the goals of the certificate

Admission Deadlines

February 1st (summer or fall admission) or October 1st (spring admission)

NOTE: When sending GRE or TOEFL scores, our institution code is 6877 and a department code is not needed

Graduate Chair

Loukia Sarroub

Certificate Advisor

Guy Trainin

Support Staff

Kate Rask

Cost Estimator

* Updates to graduate program pages are made on an annual basis in conjunction with the Graduate Application for Admission.

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