University of the Southwest’s Master of Science in Education, Educational Diagnostics is a 45-credit, fully online degree program designed to prepare you for licensure as an educational diagnostician in primary, elementary, middle, and high school settings.
The Educational Diagnostic Program prepares candidates to perform testing in the areas of intellectual functioning, achievement, and behavioral screening.Candidates learn to identify exceptionalities, to determine which students qualify for special education services, and to develop comprehensive individualized recommendations to remediate or improve functioning in a variety of areas related to academic and/or vocational functioning. An internship is required and can be completed in a variety of settings.
The Master of Science in Education, Educational Diagnostics is accredited by the New Mexico Public Education Department and prepares students for licensure as an educational diagnostician in state of New Mexico.
Out-of-State-Residents: Please contact your state’s department of education to determine if University of the Southwest’s program meets your state’s licensing and certification regulations.
University of the Southwest also offers a post-master’s licensure program for individuals who already have a master's degree but wish to become a licensed educational diagnostician in New Mexico.
Educational Diagnostics Degree Plan
Educational Diagnostics Course Descriptions