Earn your Dyslexia Therapy MEd online from Southern Miss!
Are you a teacher with a passion for helping students who struggle with reading and writing? The University of Southern Mississippi is pleased to offer a Masters of Education in Dyslexia Therapy in an online format that provides you with the knowledge necessary to help students with language-based learning difficulties face challenges in the classroom and in life. Our online degree is offered in collaboration between the Department of Curriculum, Instruction and Special Education, and the DuBard School for Language Disorders in the Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences.
Southern Miss understands the need our students have to balance work, school and a personal life. Our program is offered in a convenient and affordable platform that allows some coursework to be done online, while students also spend some weekends on campus receiving face-to-face instruction. Let Southern Miss help you make an impact on your future students. This is your life, plus college.
|Research in Literacy||3 hrs.|
|Components of the Reading and Writing Process||3 hrs.|
|Foundations of the Literacy Process||3 hrs.|
|Literacy Assessment, Diagnosis, and Evaluation||3 hrs.|
|Practicum in Remedial Reading Instruction||3 hrs.|
|Language Disorders II: Habilitation of Oral and Written Language Disorders||3 hrs.|
|Clinical Experience in Speech and Hearing||3 hrs.|
|Special Problems||3 hrs.|
|Seminar: Association Method||3 hrs.|
Please note that the above information is meant to be a guide and is not official. For further information regarding courses for this degree, see the University Bulletin.
Frequently Asked Questions
Other classes that aren’t listed may count towards your degree once your transcript has been evaluated and posted.
No, online students pay resident tuition. For information about pricing, click here.
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Please visit our programs page here: https://online.usm.edu/programs/ .
Additional course fees may apply. Fees range between $20-$60.
A graduate student must meet the general requirements for admission to the university graduate program as outlined in the Graduate Bulletin. The Southern Miss Graduate School applications are fully online. Please submit your application, all required documentation listed below, and required fees via the online application found at the Graduate School for admission consideration.
Applications for admission are evaluated by a combination of the following criteria:
Undergraduate Record – Recently, students qualifying for regular admission to the master’s program have had a 3.0 (4.0 scale) grade point average for the last two years of undergraduate study. For conditional admission, the School of Library and Information Science adheres to the policies of the Graduate School as stated in the graduate bulletin.
Graduate Record Examination – The student must submit GRE scores for Verbal, Quantitative, and Written Analytical exams or submit official GMAT scores.
Letters of Recommendation – Three letters of recommendation on organizational letterhead stationary by professionals or academics assessing the readiness of the applicant for graduate work must be submitted electronically.
Application Essay – (750 – 1,000 words) Application essay discussing the student’s interest in library and information science, the types of libraries or other information environments in which they are interested, and statements about the student’s potential contributions to the field.
Resumé – This is submitted electronically with your online application.
Immunization Requirements – Beginning in summer 2015, all graduate students (including online-only students) are required to submit proof of immunization for measles and rubella, or documentation that they qualify for a waiver (if born before 1956, are pregnant, or have a medical condition that contraindicates taking a vaccine).