Higher Education Partners
Pursue a master’s degree and gain WRS certification at the same time.
Earn Graduate Credit Through Our Partners
Wilson Language Training® collaborates with several colleges and universities that share its focus on preparing teachers to work successfully with struggling readers. Select colleges and universities in this partnership offer graduate credit for Wilson Reading System® (WRS) professional learning.
Graduate credits are available for eligible Fundations®, Just Words®, or WRS professional learning through our relationship with Fitchburg State University. Anyone who completes the qualifying coursework is eligible to apply for graduate credit. Matriculation in a degree program is not required.
Our Higher Education Academic Partners
If you are interested in pursuing an M.Ed., our Higher Education Academic Partners allow educators to pursue that degree while gaining WRS Level I Certification as part of their graduate-level program. Participants gain the knowledge, skills, and expertise to meet the needs of students with language-based learning disabilities, such as dyslexia. Those who have already completed WRS professional learning may be able to transfer credits. These options may also help educators fulfill state certification requirements for licensure. Please check with your state to learn more about respective requirements.
We are pleased to partner with the following higher education institutions that incorporate WRS Level I Certification as part of their graduate programs.
- Ashland University in Ashland, OH
- Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA
- Fairfield University in Fairfield, CT
- Fitchburg State University in Fitchburg, MA
- Gordon College in Wenham, MA
- McDaniel College in Westminster, MD
- Providence College in Providence, RI
- St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, PA
- University of Utah in Murray, UT
Earning Graduate Credit Through Fitchburg State University
Fitchburg State University (FSU), located in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, offers graduate credit for eligible Fundations, Just Words, or Wilson Reading System professional learning. If you are interested in receiving graduate credit, you should apply directly with FSU upon completion of the course or course part.
Available Graduate Credit Courses and Requirements
We are thrilled to be collaborating with Wilson Language Training® to offer a credential in dyslexia instruction. Superintendents and school principals are eager to hire teachers who have this specialized skill set. They know this type of instruction can make a world of difference in the lives of many children for whom learning to read is a challenge.Dr. Beth Schaper, Assistant Dean of Education, Wilson Dyslexia Practitioner, and Former School Superintendent
For questions about applying for graduate credit, please email email@example.com or call the FSU Registrar’s Office at 978.665.4196. For questions about course requirements, please contact Wilson Language Training’s Customer Support Center through our Contact page or call 800.899.8454.