May 26, 2018  
Xavier University Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 2017-2018 
Xavier University Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 2017-2018

Reading (K-12) Endorsement

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The Reading Endorsement coursework at Xavier is a 21 credit hour endorsement program.  Only six hours of undergraduate credit can be applied toward the endorsement.  All other course requirements must be taken at the graduate level.  The State of Ohio requires 100 hours of documented field hours.  Graduate level coursework taken as part of the Reading Endorsement may be used toward the M.Ed. in Reading.  Please refer to the counseling sheet for Master’s in Reading Education.

Required Reading Courses for the Endorsement:

Choose 21 Credit Hours Required from below:


Assessment Requirement for the Reading Endorsement:

Ohio Assessments for Educators (OAE) Reading (Subtest I)/038 and OAE Reading (Subtest II)/039 are required for the reading endorsement.  For additional information please visit

Individuals who successfully complete a Praxis Series Test required for licensure prior to September 1, 2013, may use the test results to satisfy the licensure testing requirements at the time license is sought.


Application Process:

If you are pursuing a reading endorsement only, the following documents are required:

  • Xavier graduate application
  • Official copy of college transcript
  • A copy of your valid Ohio teaching license


If you are pursing a M.Ed. Degree, the following is required:

  • MAT or GRE test is required


All materials are sent to the Xavier University Graduate Services office.  Please refer to the advising sheet for the Reading Endorsement.

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