Literacy Teaching and Learning, AC

Our advanced certificate program in literacy teaching and learning is designed for you if you have already been certified to teach in the areas of early childhood, childhood, adolescence or related educational areas (e.g., teaching English language learners, special education) or if you are an educational professional who desires more experience in the foundations of literacy learning and teaching.

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Why Literacy Teaching and Learning at UB?

The features of our program include:

  • designing research evaluations of literacy programs and disseminating current research
  • emphasis on teaching and learning of diverse cultural, linguistic and socioeconomic backgrounds
  • focusing on writing grants
  • providing professional development 

Program Overview

Academic credential granted Advanced Certificate (AC)
Credits required for completion 15
Time to completion 2 full-time semesters
Course delivery On campus
  • Teacher
  • Education professional
Application deadline Priority Deadlines
Spring: Nov. 1, then rolling until Dec. 1
Fall: Feb. 1, then rolling until July 15

Literacy Programs

Did you know? We offer three master's programs, a doctoral program concentration and an advanced certificate.

Frequently Asked Questions

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Questions About the Admission Process?

Graduate School of Education
366 Baldy Hall, North Campus

University Computing Standards

You are required to have daily access to a reliable broadband connection, a computer that meets university computing standards and basic computer competency.