Literacy Coaching Certificate


The Literacy Coaching Certificate is a program designed to prepare eligible classroom teachers, instructional leaders, and other school personnel to serve in literacy leadership roles with the goal of improving teacher practices and student achievement in diverse Pre K-12 school settings. The program provides a unique opportunity to develop deep expertise in literacy research, policy, practice, and leadership skills.

Contact: School of Education
Phone: 515-294-9531
E-mail Address:

Certificate Funding Options

This Certificate program does not currently qualify for Federal Financial Aid. The following funding options are available:


Application Deadlines: Summer Semester = March 31; Fall Semester = May 31

Program Requires GRE: No

Program Requires GMAT : No

Copy of valid teaching license (upload to online application)
Documentation of minimum of 2 years of full-time teaching experience

Additional International Requirements:

English Proficiency Minimum:

TOEFL Paper (PBT) 560
TOEFL Internet (iBT) 83
PTE 56
Duolingo 105

Program Will Review Without TOEFL or IELTS:No

Financial Statement: Application