Reading Endorsement (Online)

Admission Requirements

Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and current teaching certification if they wish to add the endorsement to a Florida teaching certificate. Applicants must have a minimum undergraduate GPA of a 3.0. Visit the Graduate Certificates page to access the application. 

In addition to the application, please submit:

  • Official transcripts
  • A resume
  • A 250-word letter of interest stating your objectives in pursuing this course of study
  • A copy of your current Florida teaching certificate

Application Process

The application must be submitted with the FACTS Online Graduate Application. Please visit the USF Graduate Admissions website for complete admissions procedures.

Priority Application Deadlines

Domestic Students
  • Fall: February 15
  • Spring: October 15
  • Summer: February 15
International Students
  • Fall: January 2
  • Spring: June 1
  • Summer: January 2

How to Register and Begin Courses

To register (after admission), go to the Graduate School website then click on the link for Registering for Classes. 

To begin classes, students must obtain a USF NetID and access the learning management system (Canvas).

For further details, visit the class preparation page on the USF Information Technology website.