School Psychology - Master's
The master's degree in Counseling and Psychology, with a concentration in School Psychology, provides graduates with the professional competencies in counseling and consultation needed to work with children at the elementary and secondary level. Children can present with a range of personal, behavioral, social, and academic challenges. School Psychologists help diagnose problems and plan interventions for at-risk children. This program prepares you to assess and intervene in a wide range of school-based situations.
Our students gain assessment, counseling, and behavioral consultation skills qualifying them to work with individuals from ages 3 to 22. To obtain licensure, students in this concentration must also complete the Ed.S. program in School Psychology. Accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).
Students seeking admission to the Counseling and Psychology graduate program are required to have:
- Undergraduate GPA: at least 2.75 on a 4.0 scale
- Undergraduate Coursework: Undergraduate coursework in psychology
- Letters of Recommendation: three letters of recommendation from faculty members or other persons who have adequate knowledge of the applicant's professional qualities or potential for success as a graduate student
- English Language Proficiency: International students are required to demonstrate competency in spoken and written English by taking appropriate standardized tests. See accepted standardized tests and minimum required scores »
Admission is not guaranteed. Students who do not meet the minimum requirements may be admitted on a provisional basis.