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Texas Tech University

College of Education, Educational Diagnostician Certification Preparation


College of Education
Box 41071
Lubbock, TX  79409
United States


1-806-742-1997 ext 286




Program Information

Degree Offered

No certificate awarded, this program prepares students for certification

Format: Online

Program Description:

The College of Education offers the required curriculum for the Texas State Board of Education Certification Educational Diagnostician Professional Standards Certificate. Certification also requires a passing score on the TExES examination, a Master's degree, three years of teaching experience, and a valid Texas teaching certificate. The Educational Diagnostician plan requires all generic special education courses required for the Master of Education in Special Education, and additional coursework in Educational Diagnostics and Practicum/Internship courses. Certification requirements at Texas Tech meet and exceed State of Texas requirements for Educational Diagnosticians. This exemplary plan of study closely mirrors CEC standards for Educational Diagnosticians with additional emphasis on best practice assessment. Students who already hold a Masters degree in related areas will be required to complete all requirements for the Master of Education in Special Education degree, including any leveling courses.


Texas Tech University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

Tuition & Financial Aid

Financial Aid Offered: No

Classification: Doctoral/Research Universities - Extensive

Institution Sector: Public

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 20,000 and above