Educational Diagnostician: Certification Only
Contact: Scarlet Clouse 432 837-8013
Students who possess a Masters degree in Education from an accredited institution who only seek certification as an educational diagnostician must complete these requirements:
1. Have a Master of Education degree from an accredited institution of higher education or an equivalent degree approved
by the Graduate Advisor
2. Hold a valid Texas teaching certificate or equivalent
3. Consult with Graduate Advisor and file a certification plan
4. Purchase and pass, with an acceptable score, a representative, practice test in preparation for the TExES
Educational Diagnostician Examination (153).
5. Pass the TExES Educational Diagnostician Examination
6. Apply for certification and pay appropriate state fees
7. Complete the required 21 sch hours of coursework as shown below:
ED 5306 Assessment of Individual Intelligence Web Enhanced Fall
ED 5312 Advanced Survey, Exceptional Children Web Delivered Summer I
ED 5320 Advanced Methodology for Exceptional Children Web Delivered Summer II
ED 5321 Foundation of Special Education Law (Sped Law) Web Delivered Summer I
ED 5323 Appraisal of Educational Disabilities Web Enhanced Spring
ED 5325 Advanced Educational Remediation Web Delivered Summer II
ED 7318 Practicum in Special Education Arranged
Additional coursework may be required.
Web delivered: Course content is delivered online via Blackboard with no trips to the SRSU Alpine campus.
Web enhanced: Course content is delivered using a combination of online and face-to-face formats.
With the approval of the Graduate Advisor, a maximum of six hours of equivalent course work may be substituted or transferred from an accredited institution.