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Postsecondary Literacy and Learning Certificate

Earn Your Postsecondary Literacy and Learning Certificate in 12 Months

The Postsecondary Literacy and Learning (PLL) Certificate allows you to teach reading at the community-college level if you have a master’s degree in any teachable subject.

Ideal For Anyone Interested in Working in:

  • Classroom settings.
  • Learning-assistance programs.
  • Tutorial services.
  • Advisement offices.
  • Student-services administration.
  • Business/industry workplace settings.

What is Assembly Bill (AB) 1725 and How Does the PLL Certificate Address This?

AB 1725 requires individuals to have a master’s degree in reading to teach at the community-college level.

The PLL Certificate is for people looking to teach reading at community college but need the additional certification.

Application Process

To qualify for the program, you must have completed a BS or BA from an accredited institution with a minimum GPA of 2.5 in the last 60 semester units attempted for that degree.

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Program Stats:

  • Four courses.
  • 12 units.
  • 100% online

Non-California Residents

Due to state and federal regulations, non-California residents may only enroll in CSUF online courses when their state has authorized CSUF as a provider. View the list of CSUF-authorized states.

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Program Details

Location: Online
Length: 1 year
Cost: $4,887
Next Start: Fall 2020

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* Cost is approximate and subject to change