Mississippi College

Earn your dyslexia therapy degree

Train to become a therapist specializing in those with dyslexia and related disorders in this two-year graduate-level dyslexia therapy training program. Based on the Orton-Gillingham approach, which combines auditory, visual and kinesthetic learning modalities, the outcome of this course is designed to be a Master of Education degree in Dyslexia Therapy and a rewarding career as a therapist. This program is accredited at both the Therapy and Instructor of Therapy levels by the International Multisensory Structured Language Education Council (IMSLEC).

Instruction in relevant theory and research, history, appropriate methodologies, curricular knowledge and applied techniques will prepare students to become dyslexia therapists and help those struggling with written-language disorders in both private and public settings.

Choose your focus

This uniquely focused education degree in Mississippi has been approved by the State Board of Education and provides exceptional leadership education that places a greater emphasis on teaching and learning. The program offers experienced and innovative perspectives and provides a series of modules focusing on six dimensions of leadership, including:

  • Personal/Interpersonal
  • Instructional
  • Organizational
  • Resource
  • Political
  • Informational

This program prepares graduates to hold an AA teaching license. In order to be admitted to the program, students should hold an undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university and an A teacher's license (which the AA license will supplement) or have evidence of experience in teaching or working with children or adolescents.

The MC Experience

Students seeking dyslexia programs in Mississippi or a unique, rewarding higher education program can graduate with a degree in two years by successfully working with an advisor and completing 30 hours of coursework.

Of all the colleges in Mississippi, Mississippi College and its focus on Christian values and quality education might be the one for you. Contact Mississippi College today and speak with an admissions representative who is ready to answer your questions.

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