Reading Certificate Renewal




Concordia University Online offers both Elementary and Secondary 3-Credit Reading courses with the appropriate field experiences that lead to full certification for the state of Michigan. Get a fresh dose of instructional tips and strategies and learn a host of new assessment, remediation, and learning strategies.

Continue to deepen your understanding of core principles by collaborating with experienced and distinguished educators in engaging online forums. Our eight-week courses prepare you to effectively translate your knowledge of fluency, comprehension practices, phenemics, phonics, and vocabulary into excellent learning opportunities for your students.

  • 25% discount to school teachers/administrators working in a Christian school

The curriculum for this program is offered through Concordia University Ann Arbor and is developed to meet all Michigan state standards. It is also able to meet many other state standards. Please check with your state’s department for details.

Area of Study Education
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Ready to Apply?

  1. Fill out the Online Application
  2. Fill out the attached Graduate State of Michigan Rule 101 form and upload to your application account after completing step 1.
The flexibility of the program at Concordia has really helped show me that completing my degree can be achieved as an adult learner"
CUW Online student

Goals / Objectives

  • Certification of Elementary or Secondary Required Reading Courses for Michigan State
  • Understanding of proper assessment methods for reading disabilities and appropriate instructional strategies
  • Knowledge of current educational strategies and practices in screening, visual and auditory tools, language expression, and comprehension
  • Mastery of the instructional tools for spelling and writing
  • Deeper knowledge of phonemics, phonics, vocabulary, and fluency, in relation to reading and comprehension

Career Outlook

  • Elementary Reading Specialist
  • Secondary School Reading Specialist
  • Teacher
  • Reading Teacher Consultant

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