Learn how to effectively educate and support K-12 students with reading difficulties and disabilities, including dyslexia and specific learning disabilities.
This online, 9-credit hour program explores the latest scientific research in reading and literacy, including best practices for the identification, assessment, and intervention of reading difficulties and disabilities. It is intended for:
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., M.S.Ed., Ed.S., Ed.D., Ph.D.)
This program is an Approved Dyslexia Training Program as certified by the Indiana Department of Education (DOE). Indiana teachers can also apply these courses to their Professional Growth Plans (PGPs) for license renewal.
Important note: This graduate certificate does not lead to initial teacher licensure.
International students are encouraged to apply early to allow extra time for their materials to arrive.
The Graduate Studies Office will accept unofficial transcripts and self-reported test scores for admission reviews. Any admission made with these documents would be conditioned on receipt of official documents, which should be provided as soon as possible.
Note: If you are currently enrolled or have applied in the past year, you are eligible for a reduced application fee of $35. Learn more »
Current IU School of Education Graduate Students:
A recommendation letter is not required for your application. To bypass this requirement, use firstname.lastname@example.org for your recommender's email address
A new personal statement is required.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75 out of 4.00
Completed online application that includes:
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)