Literacy and Reading

Reading Endorsement

Eastern Oregon University’s undergraduate reading course of study and Graduate Literacy program are designed to support those seeking an endorsement in Reading.  Candidates may add this endorsement to a license by completing their respective course of study, including 90 hours of practicum, and obtaining a passing score on a state approved content exam.

Adding a Reading Endorsement


The undergraduate reading course of study, which is equal to a year of preparation, is designed for those seeking to gain an in-depth understanding of literacy and to improve their abilities as a teacher of reading.  The reading course of study is composed of 34-36 undergraduate credits.  Courses are only offered onsite and must be taken in conjunction with undergraduate teacher preparation (CUESTE).

Undergraduate Reading Course of Study Checksheet


The Graduate Literacy program is a completely online program that can be completed on its own or as part of a Master of Science degree.  The program is offered with an Elementary-focus, or a Secondary-focus.

Elementary-focus Program Checksheet

Secondary-focus Program Checksheet

For more information about the Graduate Literacy program at EOU, contact Kristin Johnson at or 541.962.3529.

Read Oregon

Information for EOU’s ReadOregon home institution students related to EOU’s transition out of the ReadOregon collaborative can be found here.

TSPCEastern Oregon University’s teacher preparation programs are accredited through Oregon’s Teacher Standards and Practices Commission (TSPC).


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