Requirements for Degree Programs in School Psychology

Education Specialist (Ed.S) degree program


Undergraduate Prerequisites*
Human Growth & Development
Statistical Methods

First Year

Fall Semester
EDP 5340 Measurement and Evaluation
EDP 5328 Psychological Assessment of Children and Adolescents I: Cognitive
EDP 5341 Professional Practice & Ethics for School Psychologists
EDP 5366 Psychology of Exceptional Children
EDP 5V78 Practicum in School Psychology (2 hours)

Spring Semester
EDP 5367 Developmental Psychopathology
EDP 5337 Psychological Assessment of Children and Adolescents II: Psychoeducational
EDP 5333 Psychology of Learning
EDP 5360 Psychological Interventions with Children & Adolescents II:Counseling
EDP 5V78 Practicum in School Psychology (1 hour)

Summer
EDP 5358 Teaching Individuals with Developmental Disabilities
EDP 5393 Cultural Issues with Children and Families
EDP 5356 Psychological Interventions with Children and Adolescents I: Behavior

Second Year

Fall Semester
EDP 5394 Psychological Assessment of Children and Adolescents III: Social Emotional
PSY 5323 Biological Foundations of Behavior
EDP 5V78 Practicum in School Psychology (2 hours)
EDP 5362 Psychological Interventions with Children and Adolescents III: Academic

Spring Semester
EDP 5370 Consultation and Parent Conferences
EDP 5V78 Practicum in School Psychology (2 hours)
EDP 5357 Single-Subject Research Design

Summer
EDA 5345 Fundamentals of School Administration


Third Year

Fall Semester
EDP 5182
Specialist Internship in School Psychology I

Spring Semester
EDP 5182
Specialist Internship in School Psychology II

* Students who have not taken the prerequisite undergraduate courses must take them during their first year in addition to the required courses.


Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree program
The School Psychology specialization of the Ph.D. degree program is typically a 5-year program that culminates in a year-long doctoral level internship. Please contact Alex Beaujean for more information on the requirements and curriculum.