You can complete this four-course, online certificate program within one year.
Admission and Program Requirements
Certificate in Dyslexia
Kayla Lewis, Program Director
Hill Hall, Room 209; Phone: 417-836-4196
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.
- Undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or higher.
- Undergraduate degree in education or a related field.
- Admission to the Graduate Certificate in Dyslexia program.
|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|
Students must have an overall GPA of 3.00 for completion of the program.