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Assessment of Exceptional Learners Teacher Credential Certificate program

Make a difference in a child’s life with UTRGV’s Assessment of Exceptional Learners Teacher Credential Certificate online program, which is designed to prepare you to assess students and place them in their best learning environment.

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About the Program

Are you an educator with a drive to provide opportunity and accessibility for all learners? Our online Assessment of Exceptional Learners Teacher Credential Certificate program equips you with the tools and techniques to assess and direct individual students to maximize their education. Any education master’s is accepted with a 3.0 GPA and no teaching experience is required. Make a difference in the life of a child in a role that takes you beyond the classroom as an Assessment of Exceptional Learners Teacher Credential Certificate.

Courses

Examines educational and clinical applications of individual assessment; specific diagnostic measures of intelligence and academic achievement; and supervised instruction in administration, scoring, and interpretation. Practica is required. *Prerequisites: EPSY 6370 or EPSY 6316.
Theory and application of specific instruments and techniques, including administration and scoring. Emphasis on analysis, interpretation, and integration of intelligence, achievement, and other developmental measures; report-writing is emphasized; results for diagnostics as well as treatment planning. Practica is required. *Prerequisite: EPSY 6380.
In this course students will be presented with the psychometric theories, issues and strategies to consider in assessing children and adolescents from various cultural, ethnic and linguistic backgrounds, including nondiscriminatory assessment. Students will have an opportunity to administer and score a variety of assessments, including utilizing techniques that are useful with these populations. Emphasis on analysis, interpretation, and integration of language assessment and cultural data and its potential effects on intelligence and achievement. Report-writing is emphasized; results for diagnostics as well as treatment planning. Practica required. *Prerequisites: EPSY 6380 and EPSY 6381.
This course will provide the field experience in implementing psycho-educational individualized assessment. In addition to administering standardized measures, participants will be instructed on procedures relating to informal assessment, student observation, collecting and recording data, and interviewing parents, teachers and students. Participants will be trained to recommend and activate instructional and behavioral interventions. Consultations/collaborations methods and curricular modifications procedures to assist students with disabilities will be reviewed. Participants will practice individualized assessment procedures, data intervention, and report writing. *Prerequisites: EPSY 6280, EPSY 6380, EPSY 6381.
This course will provide the field experience in implementing psycho-educational individualized assessment. In addition to administering standardized measures, participants will be instructed on procedures relating to informal assessment, student observation, collecting and recording data, and interviewing parents, teachers and students. Participants will be trained to recommend and activate instructional and behavioral interventions. Consultations/collaborations methods and curricular modifications procedures to assist students with disabilities will be reviewed. Participants will practice individualized assessment procedures, data intervention, and report writing. *Prerequisite:EPSY 6390.
Examines educational and clinical applications of individual assessment; specific diagnostic measures of intelligence and academic achievement; and supervised instruction in administration, scoring, and interpretation. Practica is required. *Prerequisites: EPSY 6370 or EPSY 6316.
Theory and application of specific instruments and techniques, including administration and scoring. Emphasis on analysis, interpretation, and integration of intelligence, achievement, and other developmental measures; report-writing is emphasized; results for diagnostics as well as treatment planning. Practica is required. *Prerequisite: EPSY 6380.
In this course students will be presented with the psychometric theories, issues and strategies to consider in assessing children and adolescents from various cultural, ethnic and linguistic backgrounds, including nondiscriminatory assessment. Students will have an opportunity to administer and score a variety of assessments, including utilizing techniques that are useful with these populations. Emphasis on analysis, interpretation, and integration of language assessment and cultural data and its potential effects on intelligence and achievement. Report-writing is emphasized; results for diagnostics as well as treatment planning. Practica required. *Prerequisites: EPSY 6380 and EPSY 6381.
This course will provide the field experience in implementing psycho-educational individualized assessment. In addition to administering standardized measures, participants will be instructed on procedures relating to informal assessment, student observation, collecting and recording data, and interviewing parents, teachers and students. Participants will be trained to recommend and activate instructional and behavioral interventions. Consultations/collaborations methods and curricular modifications procedures to assist students with disabilities will be reviewed. Participants will practice individualized assessment procedures, data intervention, and report writing. *Prerequisites: EPSY 6280, EPSY 6380, EPSY 6381.
This course will provide the field experience in implementing psycho-educational individualized assessment. In addition to administering standardized measures, participants will be instructed on procedures relating to informal assessment, student observation, collecting and recording data, and interviewing parents, teachers and students. Participants will be trained to recommend and activate instructional and behavioral interventions. Consultations/collaborations methods and curricular modifications procedures to assist students with disabilities will be reviewed. Participants will practice individualized assessment procedures, data intervention, and report writing. *Prerequisite:EPSY 6390.

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Tuition & Financial Aid

UT Rio Grande Valley's 100% online accelerated graduate programs offer affordable tuition, and financial aid is available for those who qualify.

Total Program Cost

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*We estimate that tuition and fees will total no more than the rates shown above; however, rates are subject to change.

Financial Aid

UTRGV is an equal opportunity institution in the administration of its financial aid programs. In keeping with this policy, financial aid is extended to students without regard to race, creed, sex, national origin, veteran status, religion, age or disability. For additional information regarding funding please visit our Financial Aid for Accelerated Online Programs page.

Additional Fees

Domestic Applicant Fee: $50
International Applicant Fee: $100
Graduation Fee: $32


Admissions

Please review all the admission requirements for the Assessment of Exceptional Learners Teacher Credential Certificate program degree program. For specific questions or more details, contact an enrollment specialist at 1-833-887-4842.

Admissions Criteria

Online Application

Submit your application and one-time $50 application fee (for domestic applications) online.

Official Transcript

Submit transcripts from all colleges/universities

GPA

3.0 (on a 4.0 scale)