Reading Add-On Licensure

This program is designed for professionals who have already completed a master’s program in education or who are currently enrolled in a master’s program and would like additional licensure as a reading specialist. 

  • 18 credit hours
  • 100% online with synchronous and asynchronous components
  • 1- to 2-year completion options
  • K-12 Reading Specialist licensure
  • Designed for individuals who currently hold a master’s degree in education, North Carolina initial teaching license, and two years of teaching experience


College is an investment in your future, but our goal is to give you an outstanding education at a reasonable cost. A quality education doesn’t have to come with sticker stock. You'll find our costs to be competitive with those of other top-tier universities.

Estimated Tuition & Fees (2020-21)

Residency Status

Per credit hour Est. program cost


This rate applies if you receive online education in NC and you’re a legal resident of NC.

$300 $5,400

Outside NC

This rate applies if you receive online education in a state other than NC.

$556 $10,005


This rate applies if you receive online education in NC and you’re a legal resident of a state other than NC.

$973 $17,504

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Ready for a closer look at the online Reading Add-On Licensure? Our brochure provides complete program details, admission deadlines, start dates, and graduation requirements. 

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Live outside North Carolina?

Currently, UNC Greensboro is authorized to offer online education in all 50 states and Puerto Rico. Find out more about State Authorization — a law that regulates in which states colleges and universities can offer education.
UNC Greensboro does not guarantee that programs which fulfill North Carolina licensure requirements will satisfy the criteria of professional licensure boards in other states or territories. For further explanation, visit Professional Licensure.
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