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MEd in Curriculum and Instruction - Dyslexia Studies & Language-Based Learning Disabilities

Certified K-12 teachers or other curriculum and instruction professionals may enroll in the Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in Dyslexia Studies & Language-Based Learning Disabilities program offered by Southern New Hampshire University. Learn more about this online program here.

Official Program Name:

Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in Dyslexia Studies & Language-Based Learning Disabilities (LBSD)

School Offering Program:

Southern New Hampshire University

Program Prerequisites:

The Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in Dyslexia Studies & Language-Based Learning Disabilities is designed for certified teachers who are seeking an in-depth study of teaching students with dyslexia and language-based learning disabilities. All applicants to Southern New Hampshire University programs must have earned a high school diploma or equivalent.

Program Description:

The Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in Dyslexia Studies & Language-Based Learning Disabilities at SNHU includes core education courses as well as three courses specific to dyslexia studies and language-based learning disabilities. These concentration courses help students to learn strategies for supporting expressive language development, conducting reading interventions, and improving the study skills of students with dyslexia or other language-based learning disabilities. The Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction program is a joint partnership with Landmark School, a renowned leader in the field of serving, educating and empowering LBLD students in elementary, middle and high school. This program does not lead to initial teacher licensure.

Learning Format:

Online

Financial Aid Available:

Federal financial aid is available to those who qualify, plus a 30 percent tuition discount for active-duty service members and their spouses. Contact the SNHU Financial Aid office to learn more about your financial aid options.

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Required Courses for a Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in Dyslexia Studies & Language-Based Learning Disabilities:

Curriculum and Instruction (MEd) Required Courses

  • EDU 520: The Educator Researcher
  • Students choose one:
    • EDU 533C: Learning through Technology
    • EDU 533NC: Learning through Technology
  • EDU 547: Curriculum Development
  • EDU 550: Educational Assessment
  • EDU 555: Student Centered Curriculum/Instruction
  • EDU 582: Educational Factors of Diversity
  • EDU 610: Ethics and School Law
  • EDU 775: Practicum in Curriculum and Instruction

Dyslexia Studies and LBLD Concentration Courses

  • SPED 610: Executive Function and Study Skills
  • SPED 630: Expressive Language-Skills and Writing
  • SPED 635: Reading Interventions for Students with LBLD

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Career Paths:

SNHU's Curriculum and Instruction MEd program with a concentration in Dyslexia Studies & LBSD may prepare currently certified teachers and educators to advance their career or enhance their roll in curriculum development or instruction. While some positions may have additional licensure requirements, some of roles graduates could consider include:

  • Trainer
  • Curriculum developer
  • Assessment administrator
  • Program evaluator
  • Learning center tutors
  • Language trainer

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