This 15-credit certificate prepares educators to meet the unique needs of K-12 students with specific learning disabilities who experience severe deficits in reading and written language. Candidates develop a deep level of knowledge in development, difficulties, assessment, instruction and progress monitoring for these students. This certificate does not apply toward teacher licensure.

This graduate certificate may only be pursued on a part-time basis.

Banner Code: E1-CERG-SRLD

Certificate Requirements

Total credits: 15

Requirements

EDSE 562Foundations of Reading Instruction for Students with Specific Learning Disabilities3
EDSE 563Language Structure and Literacy Development for Students with Specific Learning Disabilities3
EDSE 564Phonology, Phonics, and Fluency for Students with Specific Learning Disabilities3
EDSE 565Vocabulary, Comprehension, and Written Expression for Students with Specific Learning Disabilities3
EDSE 566Practicum I for Specialized Reading Instruction for Students with Specific Learning Disabilities1
EDSE 567Practicum II for Specialized Reading Instruction for Students with Specific Learning Disabilities2
Total Credits15