PreK-12 Reading Endorsement

  • Total Credit Hours: 9
  • Degree Format: Online

About this field

The Reading Endorsement is an online program specifically for PreK-12 classroom teachers wishing to add expertise to their current State of Georgia Teacher Certification. The endorsement is designed to help meet the literacy needs of the students, regardless of content area. The program meets the competencies required by the Professional Standards Commission’s Georgia Reading Endorsement. Emphases include understanding readers and the reading process, linking assessment and instruction, and exploring specific instructional strategies that can be applied in individual classroom contexts.

Cost and Length of Program

The estimated cost for the Reading Endorsement is $3,080. The program can be completed in no more than a year, depending upon the number of courses a student is able to successfully complete each semester. For students who are unable to enroll full-time, courses are offered on a continuous basis allowing for part-time enrollment.

Admissions Requirements

Students who are already admitted to a VSU degree program should submit the following form for the reading endorsement: Reading Endorsement Letter of Intent. Please scan and email it to If a student is about to graduate with a graduate degree, but still needs additional classes for the Reading Endorsement after they graduate, they need to submit an application for non-degree admission.


Dr. Barbara Radcliff

Phone: 229-333-5611

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    Valdosta, GA 31698