Advanced Literacy Instruction & Intervention, Graduate Certificate

Advanced Literacy Instruction & Intervention, Graduate Certificate
12 Credit Hours
Admits: Fall, Spring & Summer
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Graduate Certificate in Advanced Literacy Instruction and Intervention (ALII): Elevate Your Teaching Skills

Unlock the potential of every student with the Graduate Certificate in Advanced Literacy Instruction and Intervention (ALII), a transformative educational program tailor-made for K-12 teachers. This comprehensive 12-hour certificate program is your gateway to mastering innovative literacy instruction and intervention strategies, empowering you to significantly improve literacy outcomes for students across all grades.

Why Choose the UNC Charlotte Graduate Certificate in Advanced Literacy Instruction and Intervention Program?

  • Data-Driven Literacy Instruction: Learn how to harness the power of current research and data analytics to craft effective literacy instruction and intervention plans tailored to your students' unique needs.
  • Specialized Coursework for Diverse Needs: Whether your focus is on early literacy development or adolescent literacy challenges, the ALII program offers specialized coursework that addresses the spectrum of student literacy needs. Enhance your expertise in teaching English learners and develop robust strategies for K-12 writing and literacy assessment.
  • Designed for Teachers, By Teachers: Recognizing the busy schedules of working educators, the ALII certificate program is offered entirely online. This flexibility ensures that teachers can advance their skills without pausing their careers or sacrificing their commitment to their current students.

Transform Your Classroom with Advanced Literacy Skills

The ALII program is more than just a certificate—it's a commitment to educational excellence and a pledge to unlock the full potential of every student you teach. By integrating advanced literacy instruction and intervention techniques into your teaching repertoire, you'll not only see immediate improvements in your students' literacy outcomes but also set them on the path to lifelong learning and success.

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Application Deadlines: 

  • August 1 (fall)
  • December 1 (spring)
  • May 1 (summer first half term)

Admissions & Requirements

  • Complete the Graduate School Admission Application.
  • A bachelor’s degree from a university accredited by a US Department of Education-recognized institutional accreditor.
  • All previous work beyond high school documenting an overall grade point average of at least 3.0 (based on a 4.0 scale).
  • Copies of unofficial transcripts from all academic coursework beyond high school (official transcripts required once accepted into the program).
  • A statement of purpose.

The Advanced Literacy Instruction & Intervention Certificate courses include:

  • READ 6204: Teaching Reading to English Language Learners (3)
  • READ 6252: K-12 Writing Development and Instruction (3)
  • READ 6260: Diagnostic Assessment and Instruction in Reading (3)
  • READ 6250: Emergent and Elementary Literacy (3)
  • Or READ 6255: Middle/Secondary Reading and Writing (3)

Rates are subject to change*


  • $288.82 per credit hour

Outside of NC Non-Resident:

  • $536.98 per credit hour


  • $1,098.21 per credit hour

Find more information regarding tuition and fees here ».