Reading Instruction

These 12 credits meet requirements for the Reading Teacher endorsement for teachers who have MSDE certification. These credits can count toward completing the Goucher Professional Development Certificate or for those needing to earn the master's degree, they can be counted toward the Goucher M.ED. in Reading Instruction. The M.ED. and the Certificate in Reading are MSDE-approved programs for Reading Specialist certification.


  • The cost for participation is $930 per 3-credit course, and students may be eligible for tuition reimbursement through Maryland school systems or non-public schools with tuition reimbursement programs. Talk to your human resources representative for more specific information about your eligibility for tuition reimbursement.
  • Included in the cost is a nonrefundable $180 registration fee per 3-credit course.

Course Offerings

If you need to customize this schedule to comply with your school system tuition reimbursement requirements, please contact Katie Aman at or 410-337-6332.




Summer 2015

ED 625.300 (3 credits)
Strategies and Resources for Teaching Reading

Goucher College

Fall 2015

ED 639.300 (3 credits)
Psychological and Linguistic Foundations of Reading

Goucher College

Spring 2016

ED 626.300 (3 credits)
Diagnosis of Reading Difficulties

Goucher College

Summer 2016

ED 638.300 (1.5 credits)
Special Project Seminar in Reading Interventions: Comprehension

ED 647.300 (1.5 credits)
Remedial Reading Techniques for Students with Severe Reading Difficulties

Goucher College

Program Details

Program Plans

How to Apply?

This cohort is available to the first 30 students to apply and be accepted. To apply, complete the cohort application/registration form and return it to the address below with a copy of your teacher certification, or a transcript from your most recently completed undergraduate or graduate course of study.

Graduate Programs in Education in the Welch Center
1021 Dulaney Valley Road, Baltimore, MD 21204
Ph: 410-337-6047 | Fax: 410-337-6085