Master Reading Teacher (MRT) Certificate

Dr. Craig Hammonds, Associate Dean

This is a graduate certification program, not a degree program. Hours earned may apply to the M.Ed. with Reading cognate degree. To pursue the MRT, a student must be admitted to the UMHB Graduate School.

Students pursuing certification as a Master Reading Teacher must complete 12 semester hours of specific coursework, as indicated below. Additionally, the student must have a valid Texas teacher certificate, have two (2) years of acceptable classroom teaching experience, pass the TExES Examination #151 and receive approval from the Texas Education Agency.

Degree Requirements

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Required Courses

READ 6301Problems in Teaching Reading EC-12


READ 5300Reading: A Linguistic Perspective


READ 5354Assessment & Pedagogy for Teachers of ELL


READ 5328Advanced Assessment in Reading