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Add-On Certification: Educational Diagnostician

After initial licensure, additional certifications are available by completing a combination of courses and PRAXIS exams. To begin an "add on," go to the Department of Teaching, Leadership, and Counseling's Add-On Certifications page, for the application and return to:

Office of Teacher Candidacy and Certification, College of Education and Human Development, NSU, Natchitoches, LA 71497

or fax to 318-357-6275 or scan and e-mail to education@nsula.edu

For more information on licensure requirements, go to the Louisiana Department of Education companion Web site "TeachLouisiana."

Course Requirements

Note: Students enrolled in NSU's add-on programs are coded as non-degree seeking students, and are not eligible for Federal financial aid.

Out-of-state students: Successful completion of this program by itself does not lead to certification or licensure in any state. It is the student's responsibility to determine individual state requirements for teacher certification or licensure. Please refer to Education Resource Organizations Directory (EROD) for individual state requirements for teacher certification or licensure. Please be advised that states change their policies from time to time and students are advised to check regularly with their state regulatory agencies' policies and procedures relating to licensure. Further, a criminal record may prevent an applicant from obtaining licensure, certification, or employment in this field of study.