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Dyslexia Certificate

Dyslexia Certificate Online


Program Overview

Insight Into Our Dyslexia Certificate


Expand your teaching repertoire in as few as eight months with this accelerated online Dyslexia Certificate program. Continue working while you complete coursework and gain hands-on experience performing clinical assessment and intervention in reading and related areas with young students and adolescents in secondary grades.

icon $4,755 Total Tuition
icon As few as 8 months Program Duration
icon 15 Credit Hours
icon $4,755 Total Tuition
icon As few as 8 months Program Duration
icon 15 Credit Hours
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Aligned with the International Dyslexia Association (IDA) standards and the International Literacy Association (ILA), the curriculum covers the structure of language, the interaction between language and literacy, diagnostic principles and practices necessary for evaluating reading skills, and multisensory approaches used to help struggling readers. This program also gives you a working understanding of the legal mandates that protect the educational and civil rights of students receiving dyslexia services in public school environments.

Arkansas State University is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), formerly known as the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), 1140 19th Street, NW, Suite 400, Washington, D.C. 20036. Phone: 202-223-0077.

As licensure requirements may change without notice, it is the responsibility of the student to confirm the requirements for licensure in his/her state as it applies to the participation in an out-of-state degree program. All transfer credit is subject to approval.

This Dyslexia Certificate online program helps you excel in:

  • Providing reading interventions for children who are learning to read or struggling to read
  • The development of literacy skills in alignment with state and national standards.

As licensure requirements may change without notice, it is the responsibility of the student to confirm the requirements for licensure in his/her state as it applies to the participation in an out-of-state degree program.

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Tuition

Learn More About Our Highly Affordable Tuition


Our Dyslexia Certificate online program features the same affordable, pay-by-the-course tuition for all U.S. residents. All fees are included in the total tuition.

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Total Tuition $4,755
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Tuition Per Credit Hour $317
Per Credit Hour Per Course
U.S. Resident Tuition Required Fees Total U.S. Resident Tuition Required Fees Total
$277.00 $40.00 $317.00 $831.00 $120.00 $951.00

Calendar

Upcoming Dates and Deadlines


The Dyslexia Certificate online program features accelerated coursework and multiple start dates to help you start sooner and finish faster.

Next Start & Application Due Dates:

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Term Length Course Begin Course End Application Deadline Document Deadline Registration Deadline Payment Deadline Last Day to Withdraw
Spring 2021 7 wk 01/12/2021 02/26/2021 12/16/2020 12/18/2020 01/07/2021 01/08/2021 02/12/2021
7 wk 03/08/2021 04/30/2021 02/22/2021 02/26/2021 03/04/2021 03/05/2021 04/16/2021
Summer 2021 5 wk 06/01/2021 07/02/2021 05/17/2021 05/21/2021 05/27/2021 05/28/2021 06/18/2021
5 wk 07/06/2021 08/06/2021 06/21/2021 06/25/2021 07/01/2021 07/02/2021 07/23/2021
Fall 2021 7 wk 08/24/2021 10/08/2021 08/09/2021 08/13/2021 08/19/2021 08/20/2021 09/25/2021
7 wk 10/18/2021 12/10/2021 10/04/2021 10/08/2021 10/14/2021 10/15/2021 11/27/2021
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Admissions

Requirements for the Online Dyslexia Certificate


A-State Online offers a streamlined admission process so you can get started quickly and easily. While students must have a bachelor’s degree and a valid teaching certificate to be admitted to our Dyslexia Certificate online program, teaching experience is not required. Students should check for specific requirements in their state. See full admission requirements below.

  • Complete online application and submit a non-refundable $30 fee
  • Official transcript(s) sent from the registrar of the college/university attended. Official transcripts are sealed transcripts sent from the granting institution
  • Have a Baccalaureate degree with a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least a 3.0 on a 4.00 scale from an accredited institution
  • Hold a valid teaching license
  • Read and submit the Professional Dispositions Signature Document

Additional Information

Submit all documents to:

A-State Online
P.O. Box 2520
State University, AR 72467

Fax: 870-972-3548
Email: [email protected]

For Non-US Postal Mail Overnight Delivery Only:

Academic Partnerships
c/o Central Receiving
2713 Pawnee St.
Jonesboro, AR 72401

Aligned with IDA and ILA

The A-State Dyslexia Certificate program is aligned with the International Dyslexia Association (IDA) standards and the International Literacy Association (ILA).

Courses

The Degree Plan for Our Online Graduate Certificate Program


Students in the Dyslexia Certificate online program are required to complete 15 credit hours of coursework, consisting of four courses and a practicum.

Students in this program must complete the following courses (15 credit hours).

RDNG 6563: Principles of Literacy Cognition

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

This course is an examination of current research on literacy cognition, reading disorders, and research-based methodologies for reading instruction, with implications for instruction.

RDNG 6533: Literacy for Diverse Learners

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

This course examines literacy issues in the context of multicultural education and culturally responsive pedagogy with a focus on the differentiation of literacy needs among various student cultures and special needs students. Presentation and rehearsal of explicit literacy instruction to enhance comprehension.

RDNG 6333: Reading Practicum I: Diagnosis and Intervention

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

Course features clinical experiences in assessment and intervention in reading and related areas.

RDNG 6513: Emergent Literacy Birth-Primary Grades

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

Focuses on the development of literacy skills, birth through primary grades, including the process of exposure to words, print, and the opportunity to write as a part of the literacy process. This course maintains alignment with state and national standards.

RDNG 6553: Adolescent Literacy

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

Course analyzes current federal initiatives and reform policies related to adolescent literacy. Examines the social and cognitive processes related to adolescent literacy. The course features study of methods to facilitate literacy learning for adolescents in all curricular areas.

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