Become a more effective teacher with specialized skills in
reading instruction. Saint Leo’s graduate certificate in reading
qualifies you for the State of Florida’s reading endorsement.
With the 18-credit hour Reading certificate program, you will
hone your teaching skills through focused study in:
Saint Leo has built a solid reputation in the educational
community for our quality programs that produce tomorrow's leaders
in the classroom. In 2011, Saint Leo’s Education department was
named a national finalist for the Distinguished Program in Teacher
Education Award. Our instructors are current practitioners in the
field of school administration and regular presenters at national
and international conferences.
Saint Leo also offers a 36-credit Master of
Education with Reading concentration, as well as M.Ed.
concentrations in Educational
Exceptional Student Education.
Wherever you are on your journey, Saint Leo will meet you there.
The graduate certificate in Reading can be taken as a blended
program combining traditional, in-person classes with a variety of
delivery formats—most classes meet on Saturdays, and some
coursework is available online.
Contact your Graduate Admissions
Counselor for more information on how a graduate certificate
can fit into your busy life.
Our students find success as certified teachers, principals and
administrators in school districts around Florida and outside of
the state, thanks to interstate agreements the Florida Department
of Education negotiates. The majority teach in Florida school
districts, including Pasco, Hillsborough and Putnam.
Saint Leo graduates often assume leadership positions in their
schools—as team leaders and department chairs—within three to four
years of employment. Graduates consistently receive "Teacher of the
Year" and "Administrator of the Year" awards in their
Take the next step in your career. Apply for Saint Leo's graduate certificate in