M.Ed. in Special Education: Guided Studies - Dyslexia Specialist (Online/Hybrid/Non-Licensure)

All of the courses for this program that are offered through Fitchburg State are available online.
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Degree Overview

MAT and GRE no longer requiredThe Special Education Guided Studies, Dyslexia Specialist will meet the needs of individuals who are seeking a master's degree as well as Wilson Language Training Level I and Level II certification. Students complete four required courses, including a capstone course on implementation of best practices, and 27 credits in three goal areas with content meeting the Knowledge and Practice Standards for Teachers of Reading set forth by the International Dyslexia Association (IDA). Three courses are associated with Wilson Reading Level I Certification, three courses are associated with Wilson Reading Level II Certification, and the three courses in the Foundations of Literacy goal area have been selected to meet IDA standards.

Requirements and Curriculum

Guided Studies - Dyslexia Specialist

For Wilson Language Training information and questions related to course availability or content, please contact the Wilson Language Training customer service center at 1-800-899-8454 or email them at info@wilsonlanguage.com.

IMPORTANT:
Students who wish to register for graduate credit (for Wilson courses) must have satisfied all course requirements (completed the course) as outlined in the approved course syllabi. Students must register no more than 60 days after the class has ended. Please note that students will only be able to register for classes the 1st to the 15th of each month.

Note: This program is not designed for students seeking a teaching license.

Career Opportunities

  • Title I or reading teacher
  • reading specialist
  • literacy coach
  • private tutor
  • special education reading specialist

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