Our literacy coaching micro-credential program provides academic coursework and a specialized practicum to prepare literacy professionals in education with the knowledge and skills to perform the role of an elementary or secondary literacy coach. Current UB students, and non-UB students, are eligible to apply.
Our program consists of four courses designed to support you as you:
We will not be accepting applications for this micro-credential program until further notice.
|Academic credential granted||Micro-credential|
|Credits required for completion||11|
|Time to completion||3 to 4 semesters |
|Skills experience gained|| |
|Course delivery||Online asynchronous|
|Application deadline||Spring: Jan. 14 |
Summer: May 1
Fall: Aug. 20
Students can enter the program in the spring or fall and can choose to take one or two courses each semester.
To apply, you must have at least one of the following:
Speak with your academic advisor about this microcredential. After completing the application form, the program director or a member of the GSE admissions team will follow up with you about your micro-credential application.
You must apply and be approved to take non-degree coursework using the GSE Non-Degree application. The application contains specific questions related to your teaching experience and certifications. Unofficial copies of your transcripts and proof of certification are required to apply. Upon acceptance, you will need to show proof of New York State residency.
Complete the online application form: Once you have activated your application account: select the term you are applying for; choose “Non-Degree Study” in the “Area of Interest” dropdown field; then choose “LAI – Non-Degree Student” in the “Degree Program” dropdown field.