Postsecondary Literacy Instruction Certificate

Teacher and Adult Student working together


Our graduate certificate in Postsecondary Literacy Instruction is a great fit if you wish to teach developmental reading and basic writing in community colleges and adult literacy programs.  Our program prepares you with theoretically and pedagogically sound expertise in literacy instruction at the postsecondary level, including teaching developmental reading and basic writing in the community college, four-year college, and adult literacy program contexts. With foci that incorporate both theory and practice, coursework in the Certificate in Postsecondary Literacy Instruction addresses educational issues that arise in most community colleges and adult literacy programs.  This course is completely online.

Program Objectives

By graduation, you will have had:

  • A hands-on practicum at a site convenient to the student
  • A high-quality, from research to practice, model of teacher preparation from an NCATE approved program


The University of Cincinnati and all regional campuses are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Where We Are

School of Education

615 Teachers-Dyer Complex
West Campus
University of Cincinnati

Additional Information

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