Graduate Certificate Dyslexia

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Program Description

The Graduate Dyslexia Certificate 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 building dyslexia specialist. This dyslexia certificate course work covers the necessary components that the State of Texas outlines in The Dyslexia Handbook (2010). SHSU students who complete the course work for this certificate will gain competence in assessment and differential diagnosis, instruction in the components of phonological and graphophonemic knowledge, and instruction that is multisensory, explicit, sequential, and cumulative.


Applicants seeking admission to the graduate Dyslexia certificate program in Education must submit the following directly to the Office of Graduate Admissions:

  1. Graduate Application
  2. Application fee
  3. Official transcript from the baccalaureate degree granting institution
  4. 2.8 GPA
  5. Online survey and interview on Survey Monkey 

Certificate Requirements

Graduate Certificate Dyslexia

Graduate Certificate Dyslexia
Specified Courses
READ 5306Survey Of Reading3
READ 5307Prac-Lit Assmt/Instr Stratgy I3
READ 5308Prac-Lit Assmt/Instr Strat II3
SPED 6308Practicum & Mthd In Special Ed3
SPED 6313Seminar-Learning/Learning Dis3
Total Hours15