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Dyslexia, Graduate Certificate

With an IU Online Graduate Certificate in Dyslexia, you’ll be prepared to effectively educate and support K–12 students who have reading difficulties and disabilities such as dyslexia. This entirely online graduate certificate can be completed quickly, and coursework can apply towards your Professional Growth Plan for license renewal.

Course Delivery: 100% Online

Total Credits: 9

In-State Tuition Per Credit: $500.36

Out-of-State Tuition Per Credit: $600.43

Cost of attendance may vary by campus. View the total cost calculator

Certificate Overview

In the IU Online Graduate Certificate in Dyslexia, you’ll explore the latest scientific research in reading and literacy, including best practices for the identification, assessment, and intervention of reading disabilities. This is an Approved Dyslexia Training Program as certified by the Indiana Department of Education.

You’ll graduate with an Indiana University certificate respected by employers worldwide—and you can work on yours anytime and anywhere. Plus, you’ll enjoy personalized support services throughout your academic journey.

To be accepted to this program, you must have:
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75 out of 4.00
To apply to this program, complete an online application that includes:
  • Personal statement
  • Resume
  • One letter of recommendation
  • GRE scores are required only if applicant does not have a degree from an accredited U.S. institution
  • Minimum 79 TOEFL score or minimum 6.5 IELTS score (international students only)
Application Dates

Fall semester: Aug 1

Spring semester: Nov 1

Summer semester: Apr 29

Note: This program is not eligible for financial aid.

Your IU Online Graduate Certificate in Dyslexia can prepare you for careers such as: 

  • Speech-language pathologist
  • Literacy coach
  • Reading specialist

To earn the IU Online Graduate Certificate in Dyslexia, you must complete 9 credit hours.

Core Classes for the Graduate Certificate in Dyslexia
Course Number Course Name Credits
EDUC-L 518 Reading Research for Literacy Leaders 3 Credits
EDUC-K 515 Foundations of Dyslexia: Identification and Assessment 3 Credits
EDUC-K 570 Intensive Reading Interventions and Supports for Students with Dyslexia 3 Credits

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