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2014-2015 Graduate Catalog 
    
2014-2015 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Educational Diagnostician M.Ed.


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Major in Educational Diagnostician (36 SCH)


(Standard Professional Certificate) (Major Code: 5460)

Admission Requirements


A candidate must:

  • Complete a formal application and mandatory interview;
  • Meet University Graduate School admission requirements;
  • Have a 2.75 undergraduate grade point average;
  • Hold a valid teaching certificate; and
  • Secure an educational diagnostician mentor prior to enrolling in assessment courses.

Leveling Courses


The following 9 hours of leveling courses are required for students who do not have an undergraduate special education background or whose special education course work (with a minimum of 3.0 GPA) was not taken within 6 years of admission to the diagnostician program:

Completion 36 semester hours: plus leveling courses if applicable


Required Diagnostician Courses (27 hours):


Note:


All assessment courses:

  and    and    and    must be taken at West Texas A&M University, assessment course work from other universities will not be accepted. Experience in the field of Special Education will not be considered in lieu of course work.

Note:


Candidates seeking the M.,Ed. with certification as well as those seeking certification only are required to pass a comprehensive exam during the last semester of course work. Two creditable years of teaching experience as a classroom teacher and successful completion of the educational diagnostician certification exam are also required for certification.

Program Fee: A candidate who is hired by a school district and requests recommendation for internship on a probationary certificate will be assessed an annual fee of $300 plus mileage (i.e., the total miles a supervisor must travel to supervise interns) to offset the expense of supervision required by the Texas Administrative Code.

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