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    Mississippi College
  Mar 02, 2021
GRADUATE CATALOG 2017-2018 [Archived Catalog]

Dyslexia Therapy, M.Ed. (30 sem. hrs.)

The Mississippi College Dyslexia Therapist Training Program is a research-based program to train therapists to work with students who have dyslexia and related disorders.  The core of the training evolved from Orton-Gillingham, a scientific, universally successful, specific teaching approach that combines all three learning modalities--auditory, visual, and kinesthetic.

Admission Requirements

General requirements for admission to the graduate school of Mississippi College must be met in addition to an A teacher's license or evidence of experience in teaching or working with children or adolescents.

Electives (6 sem. hrs.)

Requires six hours of graduate level elective coursework in the areas of reading, special education, or gifted education. A suggested (but not required elective) is EDU 6565 Dyslexia Assessment   Questions concerning appropriate elective coursework should be directed to Dr. Cindy Melton, Dean, School of Education.

Total: 30 sem. hrs.