May 22, 2022  
University Catalog 2021-2022 
    
University Catalog 2021-2022

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Postsecondary Reading


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The post-baccalaureate Certificate in Postsecondary Reading program provides professional preparation and training in the theory and practice of teaching reading to adults. Coursework in reading theory and pedagogy with teaching and/or tutoring experience provides the competencies and skills necessary to teach reading to adults.

 

Eligibilities

  • Students must either be in a graduate degree program at California State University, Los Angeles or must apply for graduate admission to the University.
  • Once admitted to CSULA, prospective Postsecondary Reading Certificate students must apply to the Reading Programs Co-Coordinators for admission to the program.
  • Students must successfully complete the Writing Placement Exam (WPE) or have a score of 41 or better on the writing section of the CBEST no later than the second term of coursework at California State University, Los Angeles.
  • The program is designed for graduate students who expect to teach in community college and/or adult education settings. Students must provide evidence from coursework related to adult readers in order to earn the certificate in postsecondary reading.

Pre/Co-Requisites to the Program

  • Teaching Credential 

or

or

  • Equivalent reading methodology course

Program Requirement

The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Postsecondary Reading requires 15 units of coursework with a minimum GPA of 3.0.

Program Requirement (15 units)


Gainful Employment Disclosure


U.S. Department of Education Gainful Employment Disclosure

Program

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Postsecondary Reading

Occupations that this certificate program prepares students to enter

On-time graduation rate for students completing this program

No completions by non-degree seeking students

Cost of Attendance for the entire normal duration of this certificate program

 

  • Tuition and fees: $7,609
  • Books and supplies: $1,809

Median loan debt incurred by students who completed this program

N/A

The job placement rate for students completing the program

Data not available.

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