What will I learn?

This is a 36 hour program can be designed to address an array of interests in serving individuals with special needs. The student may select from a thesis or non-thesis program. Master of Science requires the successful completion of either a comprehensive examination or a graduate thesis.

The Department of Psychology, Counseling, and Special Education offers an option in Master's Degree leading to certification as an Educational Diagnostician. This program includes 39 hours of coursework including specific training in diagnosis and intervention strategies for individuals with special needs.

Which department am I in?

College of Education and Human Services

Study options

Full Time (36 hours)

Tuition fees
US$14,214.00 per year
Start date

Expected January, June, August 2022


College of Education and Human Services



75429, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have Bachelor's degree, from a regionally accredited university. GMAT/GRE official test scores or 3.0 overall undergraduate GPA or 3.25 on the last 60 hours of coursework toward the bachelor's degree; or completion of a graduate degree from an accredited institution in an area of study approved by the department; or passing score on all parts of the Uniform Certified Public Account Exam. English Language Requirements: TOEFL (IBT at least 79, or CBT at least 213, or PBT at least 550); IELTS (at least overall 6.00 band).

For international students

Completion (all years) of a bachelor's degree or higher degree from a U.S. regionally accredited university.

English Proficiency:

  • Official TOEFL (IBT at least 79, or CBT at least 213, or PBT at least 550), scores must be less than 2 years old, or
  • IELTS (at least overall 6.00 band), scores must be less than 2 years old

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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