Educational Diagnostician

The Department of Educational Psychology offers a Master's (MEd) concentration in Educational Diagnostician.

Master of Education in Special Education - Concentration in Educational Diagnostician

This concentration is designed for students who want to be employed as an Educational Diagnostician or for teachers who are interested in assessment issues in the classroom. You will learn to assess and diagnose the special learning needs of students using a variety of standardized assessments and curriculum based assessments as well as provide consultation and prevention and intervention strategies within an educational setting. Upon completion of the degree requirements, students will be certified to administer standardized tests including the WISC-IV, Stanford Binet V, KABC, WJ-ACH, WIAT-III and various other individual measurements.

Students seeking this degree have good organization skills; an ability to relate well with parents, administrators, teachers and students of all ages; ability to resolve conflicts; and ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously. With this degree, you can collaborate with a team of professionals from several different backgrounds and use your expertise to make the best educational decisions for placing students with special learning needs. Many students work in independent school districts as educational diagnosticians.

>> Learn more about the MEd in Special Education - Concentration in Educational Diagnostician

>> See Educational Psychology Graduate Admissions for application procedures

For questions on specific course requirements of this program, potential students may also contact the program coordinator, Dr. Pamela Peak (

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