48 months
29184 USD/year
29184 USD/year
13920 USD/year
Tuition fee
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A bachelor’s degree in Reading (Level-Based) from University of Michigan - Dearborn will prepare you to become a classroom teacher for all subjects in grades K-5; or, become certified to teach developmental/remedial reading classes upon meeting the endorsement requirements.

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With successful completion of the Reading (Level-Based) program from University of Michigan - Dearborn , you will earn both a bachelor’s degree and faculty recommendation for the Michigan Elementary Standard Certificate.

The Michigan Department of Education (MDE) has revised Michigan’s teacher certification structure into 6 grade bands.  CEHHS has submitted program proposals for our Birth through Kindergarten (B–K), Prekindergarten through Grade 3 (Pre-K–3), and Grades 3–6 grade band programs to the MDE. In addition, these same programs are working through the internal university curriculum approval process. 

Once approved, students will be able to apply for admission to these grade band programs starting in the Fall of 2022. Current elementary-certification students, and those admitted prior to Fall 2022, will have the opportunity to meet with an academic advisor to determine if they should remain in the current certification program or switch to a new grade band program.

What will I Learn?

  • Candidates for certification will be capable in their content specialty areas.
  • Candidates for certification will be capable users of pedagogical knowledge.
  • Candidates for certification will be reflective about their practice.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Early Literacy/Language Development
  • Reading in the Content Areas
  • Literature for Children
  • Literature for Young People
  • Teaching English as Second Language
  • Issues Literature Child/Young People

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


128 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submitted online application
  • Official high school academic documents
  • SAT or ACT scores
  • English language proficiency

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    29184 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14592 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    29184 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14592 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    13920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6960 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Dearborn

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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