Walden University's Reading K–12 Endorsement program takes you beyond teaching basic literacy skills to exploring methods and techniques that engage students in active reading, critical thinking, and thoughtful writing.

Credits earned from this endorsement program may be applied toward Walden's MS in Education with a specialization in Reading and Literacy with a Reading K–12 Endorsement.

Through this endorsement program, you can:

  • Participate in hands-on field experience activities.
  • Examine reading theories, practices, and the latest research in the field.
  • Learn to diagnose reading difficulties and plan effective reading and writing instruction for students of all cultures, languages, and academic abilities.

Fast Facts

Next Start Date: May 8, 2017

Completion Requirements: 19 semester credit hours

Why Study at Walden?

  • Learn With Leaders

    Walden is the choice for more than 100 state teachers of the year.

  • Exceptional Student Services

    Benefit from our 24/7 tech support, Writing Center, Career Services Center, and more.

  • Relevant Curriculum

    Coursework is based on the latest research and current best practices.



“Thanks to my Walden education, I am an effective administrator who enjoys facilitating professional development."

Abigail Enz-Doerschner | MSEd Graduate