Endorsement Courses

The Christian School Department at Faith is authorized by the Iowa Department of Education to offer the K-8 Iowa Reading Endorsement. Faith now provides online courses to help you earn this endorsement. Taking these courses will add to your credentials and may also satisfy continuing education requirements.

Even-Numbered Years (2016, 2018)   Instructor
  Credits
Children's Literature    Prof. Mary Jo Brown   1
Adolescent Literature   Prof. Jan Wooster   2
Language Acquisition and Development   Prof. Virginia Sebok   3
         
Odd-Numbered Years (2017, 2019)        
Reading Instructional Strategies   Prof. Virginia Sebok   3
Reading Practicum   Prof. Virginia Sebok and TBA   3
Content Area Reading-Elementary   Prof. Mary Jo Brown   1
Content Area Reading-Secondary   Prof. Jan Wooster   2

Click here for the current schedule.

Application Process
You will need to complete an application online and then send in the following:
• Two completed Pastor/Christian Worker reference forms (cannot be completed by relatives)
• College transcripts 

If you are a current Faith student, contact the Registrar's Office to enroll in these classes.

If you have any questions, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. at 1.888.FAITH.4.U. Our Admissions staff will advise you on the steps you need to take to enroll.

Cost
Tuition: $417 per credit hour
Online Technology Fee: $25 per credit hour
A one-time matriculation fee of $50 may be charged to new students enrolling in a degree program.

Please pay by check, phone, or online within the first week of class. 

At this time, online courses at Faith are not eligible for financial aid or scholarships.


FAQs
Q: When should I apply?
A: You can complete an application up to a year begin the class begins. Registration must be complete two weeks prior to the start of the class.

Q: Do I need to complete a new application for every class?
A: No. Once you have applied for a reading endorsement course, you can continue enrolling in the next class without reapplying. 

Q: What do I do once I am enrolled?
A: Once you become an online student, you will receive login information from Faith. You will then be required to take a short online orientation before your first class.

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