The Educational Diagnostician Certification is designed for individuals seeking to improve and extend their professional skills in special education. The coursework provides students with the academic foundations for certification as an Educational Diagnostician.
Applicants interested in the Educational Diagnostician Certification are required to have a valid teaching certificate, two years classroom teaching experience, and a master’s degree in education before they can sit for the state certification exam.
Applicants seeking admission for the Educational Diagnostician Certification must submit the following directly to the Office of Graduate Studies:
- A Graduate Studies Application with the application fee
- Official transcript from the baccalaureate degree granting institution
- Two recommendation forms
- Writing sample
- Copy of applicant's teacher certification
- Official GRE scores, if GPA in last 60 hours is below a 3.0
For recommendation forms and writing sample instructions, please contact the Department of Language, Literacy and Special Populations at (936) 294-1108 or visit the Office of Graduate Studies program page at http://www.shsu.edu/~grs_www.
Plan 1 - Educational Diagnostician Certification