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Program Certificate in Educational Diagnostician online

Lamar University's Program Certificate in Educational Diagnostician online is designed to help you develop the knowledge base and specialized skill sets to assess and identify exceptional learners.

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in as few as 11 months
21 credit hours
$275 per credit hour*

This online program certificate is designed for teachers with two years of experience. In this program you will gain the specialized knowledge you need to apply research, methods, and recommended practices for the effective assessment and instruction of learners with special needs in diverse school and community settings.

Taught by the same award-winning faculty who teach on campus, this post-graduate level certificate meets the course requirements to become an Educational Diagnostician certified by the Texas State Board of Educator Certification (SBEC).

*Price includes distance learning fee.

Online Courses

Through 21 hours of coursework, including a practicum, this post-graduate level certificate programs meets the course requirements to become an Educational Diagnostician certified by the Texas State Board of Educator Certification (SBEC).

SPED 5301 Survey of Exceptional Learners

General survey of the learning potentials of those children deficient in basic integrities which can be categorized into central peripheral nervous system dysfunction and/or behavioral disorder. Prerequisites: Admission to the Graduate School or Post-Baccalaureate educator preparation program.

Duration: 5 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
SPED 5311 Instructional Strategies for High Incidence Disabilities

Foundations in the modification of educational components such as content knowledge, methods of instruction, and student learning outcomes are explored through the authentic application of innovative, research-based strategies effective with high incidence disabilities.

Duration: 5 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
SPED 5313 Instructional Strategies for Low Incidence Disabilities

This course provides foundations in the modification of educational components such as content knowledge, methods of instruction, and student learning outcomes are explored through the authentic application of innovative, research-based strategies effective with low incidence disabilities.

Duration: 5 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
SPED 5315 Transition for Students With Exceptionalities

This course explores transition services and programs for students with exceptionalities. It emphasizes transition throughout the life span by addressing transition needs from early intervention to adulthood. Transition services stress moving from school to work and community.

Duration: 5 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
SPED 5320 Psychoeducational Evaluation of Exceptional Children

Simulated experiences in the use of formal and informal methods of appraising and communicating pupils' educational status and progress.

Duration: 5 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
SPED 5321 Test Administration and Interpretation

Theoretical and practical study emphasizing the administration, scoring, and basic interpretation of individual psychological tests. Students will be trained to administer, score, and interpret various individual assessment instruments for cognitive abilities, academic achievement, adaptive behavior or other individual assessment instruments.

Duration: 5 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
SPED 5322 Practicum for Educational Diagnostician

This course provides practicum experience in the use of formal and informal instruments in the evaluation of the psychoeducational and social development of children. Focus is placed on the utilization of education and clinical data by the educational diagnostician to meet the individual needs of students.

Duration: 5 weeks
Credit Hours: 3

Calendar

Lamar University's online Program Certificate in Educational Diagnostician online offers multiple opportunities per year to enter your program. So once you're ready to start, you won't have wait long!

Upcoming Start Dates:

February 26, 2018

Apply by February 5, 2018

April 9, 2018

Apply by March 12, 2018

June 4, 2018

Apply by May 7, 2018

Tuition & Financial Aid

For nearly a century, Lamar University has been committed to offering a high quality education that is also accessible to students at all levels of financial need.

Tuition

Total program cost depends upon transfer hours and program advisement relevant to program requirements. For more information, contact a Lamar University enrollment specialist.

$275

Per Credit Hour. Price includes distance learning fee.

Financial Aid

Ready to get started on your degree program online, but need help finding ways to fund your education? We can help you discover student financing sources that include grants, loans and other payment options. Learn more about financial aid here.

Admissions

Lamar University's online programs have specific requirements that applicants must meet to enroll. Please review the admission guidelines carefully.

* All applicants must submit official, sealed, transcripts from each institution attended to the Admissions Office. All degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution. Send transcripts to: Lamar University Online Admissions, P.O. Box 10017, Beaumont, Texas 77710
Check to see if the program is offered to residents in your state before applying by clicking here.

Online Application

Submit your application and one-time $25 application fee online.

Teaching Certification

Submit documentation of your valid, state-issued teaching certificate.

Minimum 2.5 Undergraduate GPA

Students with a GPA of 3.0 and higher are eligible for a GRE waiver.

Program-Specific Requirements

Verify the departmental and program-specific admission requirements for this program.