Students who complete all program requirements, including the internship, will become eligible to take the Master Reading Teacher exam.
MRT Exam and Test Preparation
In order to become a certified Master Reading Teacher, students must pass the MRT exam. Six hours of test preparation outside of regular class activities are required to be eligible to take this exam. You should attend test preparation sessions the same semester that you complete the internship. As soon as you have successfully completed the internship and the test preparation, you will receive an eligibility form so that you can register for the MRT exam. Students should plan to take the MRT exam as soon as possible after they’ve received their eligibility form.
Students who have passed the MRT exam and met all other program requirements should contact the Office of Teacher Certification and Admission Services for more information regarding the certification process. It is the student’s job to pursue certification.
Students may take up to one year after completing all coursework to register for the MRT exam. If a student delays taking the exam for more than a year, the student must contact the program coordinator for a new eligibility form. These students may be required to take additional test preparation sessions. If a student delays taking the exam for more than two years after completing all coursework, the student may be required to retake one or more READ courses before being eligible to register for the exam.