Jun 27, 2019  
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Response to Intervention, Graduate Certificate*

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General Program Information

Graduate School Contact:
Fiona Goodyear; goodyear@etsu.edu; (423) 439-6148

Karin Keith, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department Chair and Graduate Coordinator

Department of Curriculum and Instruction
PO Box 70684
401A Warf-Pickel Hall
(office) 423-439-7598
(fax) 423-439-8362
email: keithkj@etsu.edu

Tina Hudson, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Graduate Coordinator

Department of Educational Foundations and Special Education
PO Box 70548
423 Warf-Pickel Hall
(office) 423-439-7838
email: hudsontm@etsu.edu

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements for the School of Graduate Studies:

  • Applicants who meet the following criteria may be admitted unconditionally.
  • Completion of all requirements for admission to the School of Graduate Studies.
  • Completion of the PRAXIS 1 exams in reading, writing, and math with a passing score or a professional education license.
  • Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0

Admission Requirements for the Response to Intervention Certificate

  • Applicants must have successfully completed a Bachelor’s degree in a teaching field (e.g., secondary, special education, general education)
  • Applicants must have applied and been accepted into the ETSU School of Graduate studies
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Have a copy of a valid and current teaching license (can be a graduate who is not yet teaching or is currently teaching)

Response to Intervention, Graduate Certificate Degree Requirements: 15 credits

Requirements 15 credits
TOTAL 15 credits


Those seeking a Reading Specialist endorsement may transfer up to 9 credits into the M.Ed. in Reading upon approval from the graduate coordinator. All transfer credit must meet GPA requirements and must be within the six-year matriculation limit.

Gainful Employment

*This is a Gainful Employment Program. For information about Gainful Employment programs, please see https://www.etsu.edu/gradstud/gainfulemployment/responsetointervention.html

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