Post-Master's Certificate of Advanced Study - Educational Diagnostician

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The Department of Teacher Education and the Special Education Program offer coursework leading to an Educational Diagnostician Certification. To obtain a recommendation for certification through Texas Woman’s University, an individual must have a master’s degree (preferably in education or an education-related field), two years of creditable teaching experience, a valid Texas teaching certificate, and completion of coursework on a plan of study leading to certification. After being admitted to the Graduate School and the Educational Diagnostician Program, the certification candidate must meet with his or her faculty advisor to develop a plan of study. The number of semester credit hours required and specific coursework varies depending on applicants’ academic preparation and experience. Further information about certification program plans of study and requirements for the TExES examination are located on the Department of Teacher Education website .

EDSP 5103Developmental Disabilities3
EDSP 5303Students With Emotional/Behavioral Disorders3
EDSP 5413Individuals with Learning Disabilities3
Select three hours from the following courses:3
Collaborating for Effective Intervention
Instructional Interventions for Students with Disabilities
EDSP 5033Using Assessments for Effective Interventions3
EDSP 5043Legal and Administrative Issues of Special Education Programs3
EDSP 5053Principles of Learning for Exceptional Children3
Restricted - These courses can only be taken by permission of faculty adviser and officially admitted into the TWU Diagnostician's program
EDSP 5833Clinical Instruction in Psychoeducational Assessment3
EDSP 5843Clinical Instruction in Intellectual Assessment3
EDSP 5853Advanced Assessment and Evaluation of Individuals with Disabilities3