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Master of Education in Special Education (Educational Diagnostician)

Program Type

Master of Education (MEd)

Program Length

36 Credit Hours


The Master of Education in Special Education with an Educational Diagnostician emphasis is designed to prepare professional educators with advanced competencies related to the field of special education. This program provides students with the knowledge, skills, and dispositions needed to apply research, methods, and recommended practices for the effective instruction of learners with special needs in diverse school and community settings.

This program's course of study also provides the academic foundations necessary for an Educational Diagnostician Certification. Students must have also have two years of classroom teaching experience before they can sit for the certification exam.

Evening classes are offered at the main campus and The Woodlands Center. The program may also be completed entirely at University Park. Students may take courses at any or all locations.

Enrollment Semester

Fall, Spring, Summer

Program Offered

Face-to-Face (Evenings)
Hybrid (Face-to-Face and Online) 

Tuition and Cost

Rates per semester

Additional Program Information

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Catalog Information

Application Requirements

  1. Graduate Admissions Application
  2. Application Fee
  3. Official transcript from the baccalaureate degree granting institution
  4. Two Recommendation Forms
  5. Writing Sample
  6. Copy of applicant's Teaching Certificate
  7. Official GRE scores, if GPA in last 60 hours is below a 3.0

Academic Advisor

Dr. Sharon Lynch 
(936) 294-1122

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