Add a Teaching Endorsement

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Our Reading and ESOL endorsements are 100% online, while our Special Education endorsement is a hybrid of online and on-campus coursework.

Students may earn an endorsement as:

Endorsements can be completed in 1 to 2 years depending upon the number of courses taken by the student.

Both the endorsement programs and MEd program allow students to design their own timeline and take credits at their own pace. This can help candidates maximize district professional development funds, when available.

If you are a current teacher, the ESOL or Reading practicum can often be completed in your own classroom or school. This requires an endorsed and qualified cooperating teacher (CT), cooperation with the administration, and an opportunity to work with the designated specialists in the building to serve students.


Certificate in the Teaching of Writing
For students who want to develop expertise in the teaching of writing. Can be taken by anyone with a bachelor's degree and teaching experience.


Program length 10-16 months (depends on student pacing preferences)
Credit hours 15-25
Cost per credit hour $722* (financial aid available for degree seekers)
Tuition cost for entire program $10,830-$18,050*
Accreditation National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
Format Reading and ESOL fully online; SPED hybrid (online with some in-person requirements in Portland or Newberg, Oregon)

*All stated financial information is subject to change.

NCATE Accredited