Mount St. Joseph University’s Reading Science program – which includes the Reading Science Certificate – is one of the first in the nation to be accredited by the International Dyslexia Association (IDA). Our program has earned the Accreditation Plus level. The Reading Science Certificate has been developed according to Ohio Department of Education standards. It provides in-depth knowledge on the theories, practice and technology in the field of reading education. Adding the Reading Science Certificate to an Ohio teaching license will allow you to teach reading across grades.

  • 15 credit hours
  • 5 classes
  • Fully online!

Classes can start in January, May, or August

Fore more information, contact Graduate Admission at GraduateAdmission@msj.edu.


No matter where you are in your career, Mount St. Joseph University has fully-online endorsement programs to help you make the biggest impact. Let us know which program interests you and someone from our School of Education will follow up with you soon.


The BE THE CHANGE program at Mount St. Joseph University is designed to make earning a bachelor’s degree and teaching license more accessible for those who already have already completed two years (or equivalent) of higher education coursework at a community college. Learn more about BE THE CHANGE here.

For more information, contact the School of Education at 513-244-4801.


2023-2024 Graduate Rate Sheet
View a complete listing of tuition, fees, and other costs associated with graduate study at the University.

Program Requirements
Reading Science Certificate Curriculum, Program and Admission Requirements.