When can I start?
Register now to reserve a spot!
Complete the Online Registration Request Form
There is no registration fee to reserve a class.
This program is very popular, and courses fill well before the start date.
The reading courses are offered three times each year (spring, summer, and fall).
Will the course credits apply to a Master's degree?
Yes, only 5 additional classes are required to obtain your Master of Science in Education graduate degree.
Do I need to apply for admission to the university's graduate program?
No, you do not need to apply for graduate admission to the university unless you are beginning the Master of Science in Education online degree program at the University of Wisconsin-Stout.
May I enroll in the reading courses if I have already completed a Master's degree?
Yes, you may enroll in the courses to meet your goals for
- add-on reading teacher certification/license
- professional development
- a continuing education refresher course
- license renewal
- graduate credits to apply for salary advancement
- transfer credit to another university or state's licensure program
Can previous graduate-level literacy or reading coursework be applied to the UW-Stout reading teacher certification sequence of courses?
A maximum of six graduate credits completed within the past seven years may be transferred pending a syllabus review of previous reading/literacy coursework.
Transfer credits may only apply to the first three courses in the reading certification sequence of courses (RDGED 701 Developmental Reading, RDGED 702 Reading in the Content Areas, RDGED 703 Children's Literature or RDGED 704 Young Adult Literature).
NOTE: The last three courses, (RDGED 705 Instructional Techniques for Assisting Students with Reading Difficulties, RDGED 706 Assessment of Language and Reading Development and RDGED 707 Practicum in Reading Difficulties), must be taken from University of Wisconsin-Stout to demonstrate competencies using specific assessments and instructional techniques to prepare for the practicum.