Dyslexia

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Certificate in Dyslexia

Kayla Lewis, Program Coordinator
Hill Hall, Room 209; Phone: 417-836-4196
KaylaLewis@missouristate.edu

MSU's Title IV Federal Financial Aid, for this certificate, is pending final approval of application to Department of Education. Check with the MSU Office of Financial Aid if you have questions.

Program description

The Graduate Certificate in Dyslexia provides a 12-hour graduate-level program for individuals interested in understanding the complexities of working with students identified as dyslexic or those demonstrating characteristics of dyslexia. The certificate program provides students with both theory and practical knowledge, including hands-on training, for working with students with dyslexia. The certificate is designed to equip teachers with knowledge of working with students in their own classroom or in an intervention setting. This is a certificate issued by Missouri State University and does not represent state or national certification in dyslexia.

Entrance criteria

  1. Undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or higher.
  2. Undergraduate degree in education or a related field.
  3. Admission to the Graduate Certificate in Dyslexia program.

Certificate requirements

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
RDG 631 Introduction to Dyslexia:  Literacy Development, Language, and the Brain 3 hrs
RDG 632 Assessment Procedures for Students with Dyslexia 3 hrs
RDG 633 Interventions for Students with Dyslexia 3 hrs
RDG 634 Dyslexia Practicum: Assessments and Interventions 3 hrs

Certificate requirements

Students must have an overall GPA of 3.00 for completion of the program.