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Language, Literacy and Special Populations' Graduate Programs

The Department of Language, Literacy and Special Populations provides graduate students at the master’s and doctoral levels with the knowledge, skills, and experiences necessary to be exemplary educators, interventionists and/or diagnosticians.

Through scholarship and service, students will acquire and demonstrate a rich knowledge base of content and methodology in order to provide relevant and meaningful learning experiences for all students within a classroom environment that is respectful and supportive of individual differences.  Graduates at the doctoral level are prepared to be leaders who can impact faculty, students and/or policies at all educational levels.

What do our programs have to offer you?

  • Flexible course scheduling to include programs offered online and in the evenings, on the main SHSU campus, at the University Center in The Woodlands, and in surrounding school districts in a cohort setting.
  • High-quality education at an affordable cost.
  • Nationally accredited programs in a wide array of disciplines.
  • Outstanding teaching faculty recognized by the Carnegie Foundation and professional organizations.
  • Hands-on learning with industry leaders and accomplished professionals.

Whether you desire to obtain a master's degree or if you have your masters and are seeking certification, we can help.  We have programs designed specifically towards certification as a Reading Specialist, an Educational Diagnostician, certification in Second Language Instruction, Early Childhood Education, Early Childhood Special Education, and courses required and approved for Board Certification as a Behavioral Analyst. 

See our listing of degrees programs and certificate programs offered.


Language, Literacy and Special Populations - 1908 Bobby K. Marks Drive, Suite 100
P. O. Box 2119, Huntsville, Texas 77341-2119 - 936.294.4045

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