Qualification Levels for Assessment Professionals

HMH is committed to the ethical use and interpretation of assessments. Proper administration and interpretation of individually-administered assessment batteries requires formal education and training to include the ethical administration, scoring and interpretation. The minimum user qualifications by test restriction level indicated below must be met to place an order for assessment products.

Accredited School or District Level

An accredited K–12 institution that has an FICE number used by the U.S. Department of Education.

High with Projective Level

Master’s degree and/or doctorate in education, psychology, or related field. 

Graduate level training in both:

  • Intelligence/cognitive assessment
  • Projective techniques and assessment

High Level

Master’s degree and/or doctorate in education, psychology, or related field. Graduate level course in one or more of the following to include ethical administration, scoring, and interpretation:

  • Intelligence/cognitive assessment
  • Neuropsychology Assessment

Or, Licensure or Certification to practice in your state in a field related to the purchase (School Psychologist, Clinical Psychologist, etc).

Medium Level

Bachelor’s degree in educational field (e.g. education, psychology, speech therapy, occupational therapy, counseling, etc).

Specific undergraduate level course in one or more of the following to include ethical administration, scoring, and interpretation:

  • Intelligence/cognitive assessment
  • Basic tests and measurement
  • Speech, hearing, and language assessment
  • Education diagnostics or equivalent testing course

Low Level

Certification in occupational therapy, physical therapy, or other medical field. Other medical fields include: pediatrics, nurse practitioners, office nurses, visiting nurses, home health care workers for infants & young children, and head start specialists.

And Specific undergraduate level training in one or more of the following:

  • Intelligence/Cognitive Testing
  • Basic tests and measurements
  • Speech, hearing, language assessments
  • Education diagnostics
  • Developmental milestone assessment

Non-Restricted

Formal education and or training is not required