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.



At this time, the Viterbo University Iowa Center is not accepting new applications for Reading Teacher; Reading Specialist, or TAG Non-Degree course offerings.

If a new cohort may develop in your area, our office will engage in communication activities to allow teachers as you who may be interested to let us know.

Graduate Tuition: $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.