Reading and Language Arts

Pawley Hall, Room 490A
456 Pioneer Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4482
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(248) 370-3054

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Linda M. Pavonetti, Professor and Chair
460C Pawley Hall
(248) 370-4683

Post-Master's Certificates

The 16- and 32-credit graduate certificates in reading, language arts and literature are intended for two different groups of students:

  1. Students with little background in reading and,
  2. Students who have completed a MAT in reading and language arts.

If you have little or no reading, language arts or children's literature background, the options available will enable you to gain a basic understanding of literacy instruction and provide invaluable information on current trends and issues in the field.

Since some school districts now require planned 15- and 30-hour programs, the Post Master's Certificate Programs in reading, language arts and literature will meet the need for a planned program. Students wishing to pursue this program option must schedule an advising appointment with the program coordinator. A plan must be in place before beginning the certificate program.