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).

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Admissions Requirements

Students seeking admission to the Counseling and Psychology graduate program are required to have:

    1. Undergraduate GPA: at least 2.75 on a 4.0 scale
    2. Undergraduate Coursework: Undergraduate coursework in psychology
    3. 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
    4. 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.

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Degree Details

Degree: Master of Arts
Major: Counseling and Psychology
Concentration: School Psychology

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College of Graduate Studies
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