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Online Educational Diagnostician Certification Only

For Texas Educators Only

Now Accepting Applications for May 2015

The standard Educational Diagnostician Certification is an online eighteen (18) hour graduate program. Course work includes a concentration in assessment courses and practicum.

 Admission Requirements

 To be admitted to the Standard Educational Diagnostician Certification Only program, a prospective student must:

  1. Hold a master’s degree from an accredited institution.
  2. Posses Texas Teacher Certification (any field)
  3. Complete the application for admission(graduate) to a graduate program.
  4. Submit official transcripts from undergraduate and graduate institutions attended to Graduate Admissions.
  5. Participate in a personal Skype interview.

Course Rotation





EDSP 5350   Overview of Special Education

Long Summer


EDSP 5364   Assessment in Special Education



PSYC 5366   Intelligence Testing



EDSP 5365   Developmental Testing



EDSP 5366   Full and Individual Evaluation




EDSP 5357   Practicum


To participate in this program, you will have to fill out a Deficiency Plan Request Form. Please note that this is separate from your applicaiton. Send this form and official copies of all undergraduate and graduate transcripts to:

Dr. Frank Dykes
Educator Certification and Program Accountability
3900 University Boulevard, BEP 243
Tyler, Texas 75799

Please note that a second set of transcripts will be required when you submit your application.

We also offer a Master of Education in Special Education with Educator Diagnostician Program.

For additional information on admission to graduate programs in the field of education, contact Michael Giordano.

For additional information about this program, contact Dr. Frank Dykes.