IA Reading Specialist Program

IA Reading Specialist Program

Viterbo University's School of Education prepares educators who are grounded in Franciscan values and possess the knowledge and skills to be reflective decision makers for the 21st century.


Find out How to Apply for program and course registration information.

Graduate Tuition: $355 per credit plus $10 per credit resource fee for the 2016-2017 academic year.  $365 per credit tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year. 
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Acceptance to Viterbo University is required prior to registering for coursework. Coursework in this program leads toward the Iowa Reading Specialist Endorsement # 176.  The educator must hold an Iowa Reading Teacher Endorsement #148 or #149, have two years of teaching experience, and a Master’s degree that includes research in the area of reading/literacy or be currently accepted into Viterbo’s Master of Arts in Education program. Up to 15 credits may qualify as elective credits in the Master of Arts in Education Generalist degree program.

Unofficial transcript evaluations may be provided upon request. Official transcripts are required for acceptance to Viterbo University.

For more information, contact:

Kathy Westcott, Viterbo Iowa Center, 515-224-4811 / 888-235-2200 or email kkwestcott@viterbo.edu.