Why ODU for Literacy Coaching?

Through ODU's online literacy certificate, you will learn necessary skills and abilities for literacy coaching in a K-12 environment. This certificate is for current classroom teachers in the Commonwealth of Virginia with a valid teaching license.

You will gain knowledge in:

  • Foundations of Literacy Learning
  • School-Wide Assessment and Professional Development
  • New Literacies, Digital Technologies, and Learning
  • Organizing and Supervising Reading Program Development

Some coursework in this certificate may be applied toward our master's in Reading Education, which is NCATE/CAEP accredited.

Want to learn more? Contact us!

By submitting this form, I give consent for ODUOnline to contact me via phone, text and email. Msg & data rates may apply.

Required Courses

  • 12 credit hours

You will take a total of four graduate level courses for this certificate.

Online Learning Environment

Access course materials online from any location. Some classes will have live, regular online meeting times, while others will not. The instructor may schedule assignments and exams at specific times. All courses follow ODU's regular academic calendar.

Calculating Cost

  • In-state Virginia Residents$551 per credit hour*
  • Out-of-state Students$595 per credit hour

Rates are effective Summer 2021 and subject to change.
* In-state rate assumes residency requirements are met.

ODU Shield Image

Sound Interesting?Let’s Get Started

How to Apply

To take this certificate, you must be a current classroom teacher with a valid teaching license. You will apply to ODU as a non-degree graduate student and submit a separate application to the Literacy Coaching Certificate program by contacting the program director at reading@odu.edu.

Meet Your Team

You'll have a dedicated academic advisor for this program.

Contact us if you have questions about admission requirements, transferring credits, or application deadlines.