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Graduate Certificate

The IU Online Graduate Certificate in Dyslexia explores the latest scientific research in reading and literacy, including best practices for the identification, assessment, and intervention of reading difficulties and disabilities.

Learn how to effectively educate and support K–12 students with reading difficulties and disabilities, including dyslexia and specific learning disabilities.

This program may be of special interest to: 

  • Teachers, administrators, school psychologists, and other school-based professionals (e.g., speech-language pathologists, literacy coaches, reading specialists)
  • IU graduate students in initial licensure, license addition, or degree-granting programs (e.g., MSEd, EdS, EdD, PhD)

Note: This program is an Approved Dyslexia Training Program as certified by the Indiana Department of Education. Indiana teachers can also apply these courses to their Professional Growth Plans for license renewal. This certificate does not lead to initial teacher licensure. 

Certificate Requirements

To earn the Graduate Certificate in Dyslexia, you must complete 9 credit hours. Requirements are broken down as follows:

  • Core courses (9 credit hours)


To be accepted to this program, you must have:
  • A bachelor's degree
  • Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75 out of 4.00
To apply to this program, complete an online application that includes:
  • Transcripts
  • Personal statement
  • Resume
  • One letter of recommendation
  • GRE scores (required only if applicant does not have an undergraduate or graduate degree from an accredited US institution)
  • Resume
  • TOEFL or IELTS scores



EDUC-L 518Reading Research for Literacy Leaders3 Credits
EDUC-K 515Foundations of Dyslexia: Identification and Assessment3 Credits
EDUC-K 570Intensive Reading Interventions and Supports for Students with Dyslexia3 Credits

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Tuition & Fees

Cost for Indiana Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $350.00
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $1050.00

Additional fees will apply.


This program is ineligible for financial aid.

Cost for Out of State Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $490.00
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $1470.00
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