Dyslexia Therapist Graduate Certificate

Degrees and Certificates Offered

Dyslexia Therapist Graduate Certificate


 

Program Coordinator Contact Information

Dr. Linda Dorn

Phone: 501.569.8933

Email: ljdorn@ualr.edu

Website

Deadlines

Please contact the program coordinator for semester-specific deadlines.


 

Admission Requirements

The Dyslexia Therapist Graduate Certificate is a 12 credit hour post-baccalaureate program designed for teachers to become certified by the Arkansas Department of Education (ADE) as K-12 dyslexia therapists.

All applicants for both regular and conditional admission status must have:

  • Valid teaching license (Arkansas or other state)
  • Favorable recommendations from faculty in the program

Specific admission criteria for regular or conditional admission:

Regular Admission Conditional Admission
  • Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.75. (4.0 scale)

or

  • Grade point average of at least 3.0 for the last 60 hours of undergraduate courses.

or

  • Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0.

(Please note: the master’s degree requirement above is required for entry into the Literacy Coach Specialist program as it is a post-master’s program.)

  • Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution; a cumulative undergraduate GPA of no lower than 2.5; and a Graduate Record Exam (GRE) score of at least 141 on the Verbal Scale, 150 on the Quantitative Scale, and 4.5 on the Analytical Writing Scale.

or

  • Completion of at least 12 semester hours of graduate course work in another UALR graduate program or graduate program from another regionally accredited college or university with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 and no grade lower than a B.