Program Format

Reading Teacher Certification


The 316 program consists of four 12-week courses which can be completed in any order, and a final practicum requirement consisting of a12-weekinternship to be completed in one of Stritch’s Literacy Centers. . 

  • RL560 - Language, Literacy, and Learning (12 weeks, 4 credits)
  • RL561 - Language, Literacy and Learning Within and Across the Disciplines (12weeks, 4 credits)
  • RL 562 - The Assessment and Instruction of Reading and Writers (12 weeks, 4 credits)
  • RL 563 - Meeting the Literacy Needs of Students at the Advanced and Developing Stages (12 weeks, 4 credits)
  • RL 565 - Practicum (12 weeks 4 credits)

In addition, each course requires Literacy Center observation and practical application.  These learning opportunities will be completed outside of scheduled class time. Scheduling and locations are flexible – Guidelines will be provided, but student will be responsible for making their own arrangements.

Students may take 2 courses during the same time.  

No outside study team hours are required.

A current course schedule may be requested from Grad Admissions.