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Master Reading Teacher (MRT) Graduate Certification

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  1. Hold a valid Texas teacher certificate.
  2. Bachelor’s degree.
  3. A minimum of three years of teaching experience in an accredited school.
  4. Admission to graduate study within the School of Education, Health Professions & Human Development must precede the completion of applicable course work.
  5. Pass the TExMaT #85 for Master Reading Teacher, unless you hold a Reading Specialist certificate.

Graduate Certification

Admission to a Graduate Certification Program

For applicants, with GPA’s below 3.0, seeking certifications in a class other than classroom teacher the following scores must be achieved:

GRE® scores in the following ranges:

  • GRE® Verbal Reasoning - 143 or greater
  • GRE® Quantitative Reasoning - 140 or greater
  • GRE® Analytical Writing - 3.0 or greater

The applicant MUST also meet the UHV admissions index.


Complete the 15 semester hours

Complete the 15 semester hours of specified graduate-level courses beyond the bachelor’s degree in an approved graduate teacher education program. Students must have a signed plan on file.

Courses include:

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