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Structured Language and Literacy Intervention, Graduate Certificate

This 18-credit hour certificate is designed for degree-seeking students of any major and non-degree-seeking students who desire to offer high- quality literacy services using evidence-based instruction and interventions to students with reading disabilities, including dyslexia.

Minimum Totals for Graduation: 18 hours

Admission Requirements, Retention & Termination Standards

  • Admission: Bachelor's degree and 3.0 Cumulative GPA.
  • Retention: Maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA with no grade less than a B in the certificate classes.
  • Termination: Students who do not earn at least a B in each course in the certificate program will be terminated.

Program Requirements

Required Courses (18 hours)

CSD 512Supporting Students with Literacy Disorders


CSD 595Literacy Clinical Practicum


EDU 531Assessment, Instruction, and Intervention in Reading


EDU 533Diagnosis and Treatment of Reading Difficulties


EDU 537Knowledge of Diverse Readers, Including Dyslexia


EDU 540Literacy Education: Theory and Practice


SLP 720Assessment of Literacy Disorders for the SLP


Note: Only one of EDU 531 or SLP 720 may be counted toward this certificate.

Total: 18 semester hours