Graduate Certificate in Dyslexia
The fully online Graduate Certificate in Dyslexia provides students with the strategies and techniques necessary to effectively assess and plan instruction for students with dyslexia. This certificate will benefit individuals who wish to incorporate instructional strategies in the classroom or as a dyslexia interventionists. This dyslexia certificate coursework covers the necessary components that the State of Texas outlines in The Dyslexia Handbook (2021). SHSU students who complete the course work for this certificate will gain competence in assessment and differential screening, instruction in the components of phonological and graphophonemic knowledge, and instruction that is multisensory, explicit, sequential, and cumulative. This certificate is not a licensing or national certification program but rather focuses on the classroom practitioner and/or interventionist. Fifty (50) field experience/practicum hours are embedded in the coursework.
The coursework for this certificate can apply toward the Master of Education in Reading/Language Arts degree concurrently and/or post-completion. Information on that program can be found at MEd in Reading/Language Arts.
This Graduate Certificate is eligible to receive Title IV funding – Direct Unsubsidized Loans and Graduate PLUS loans by request. To be considered for aid, students need to submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Applicants seeking admission to the graduate Dyslexia certificate program in Education must submit the following directly to the Office of Graduate Admissions:
- Graduate Application
- Application fee
- Official transcript from the baccalaureate degree granting institution
- 2.8 GPA
Summer start: May 1st application due date
Fall start: July 15th application due date
|Graduate Certificate Dyslexia|
|READ 5304||Multisensory Language Learning 1||3|
|READ 5306||Survey Of Reading||3|
|READ 5307||Prac-Lit Assmt/Instr Stratgy I (with elementary populations) 2||3|
|READ 5330||Lit & Instr Mat In Rdg Progs||3|
|READ 5335||Cognition & Emergent Literacy||3|
Includes 10 hours of field experience.
Includes 40 hours of field experience.