Special Education, M.Ed. with Dyslexia Emphasis

Prepare to lead your schools and communities in providing services to students with disabilities with the knowledge and skills provided by our Master of Education. Our master’s degree with emphasis in dyslexia will provide you with the knowledge and skills to become a specialist in the field of dyslexia and related learning differences.


Two years of graduate study
Extensive practica teaching hours
Clinical teaching hours

Required Courses

SPED 5103 Survey of Dyslexia and Related Learning Disabilities
SPED 5113 Promoting Early Language Development of the Dyslexic Student*
SPED 5123 Reading Fluency Instruction and Assessment for the Dyslexic Student*
SPED 5133 Morphological and Syntactical Awareness for the Dyslexic Student*
SPED 5143 Cognitive and Linguistic Structure of Written Language for the Dyslexic Student*
SPED 6913 Special Education Law
SPED 6943 Practicum in Special Education
COUN 6013 Human Relations
EDUC 5053 Introduction to Educational Research
EDUC 6753 Applied Research


Six (6) additional hours chose from the following:

SPED 5613 Foundations of Special Education
SPED 6013 Teaching Strategies for Affective Disorders
SPED 6033 Early Childhood Special Education
SPED 6963 Foundations of Special Education Leadership

*Practicum experience