School Psychology - Ed.S., M.Ed. and Ph.D. Download to print
College of Education, Health and Human Services
The Educational Specialist (Ed.S.) in School Psychology prepares students to work effectively with school personnel, parents and children in (a) the assessment of academic, social and behavioral functioning, (b) consultation, and (c) the implementation of interventions geared toward both prevention and remediation.
Official transcript(s), GRE, goal statement, two letters of recommendation, sample of written work, resume or vita, SPSY Vita (online document), good moral character verification and interview.
Please refer to the university policy for graduate admission.
M.Ed.: The Master of Education (M.Ed.) degree requires a minimum of 32 semester hours of graduate coursework including at least 16 semester hours at the 60000 level or above. A major consisting of 18 or more semester hours in the College of Education, Health, and Human Services is required. M.Ed. students have six years from the term of first enrollment to complete the degree.
Licensure Requirement (not required for graduation):
Ph.D.: Students are required to complete a dissertation, minimum of 2 semesters, 15 hours each.
Ph.D.: Once the student has successfully completed and orally defended his/her comprehensive exams, she/he is recommended for doctoral candidacy in line with all other program and college requirements.
The KSU School Psychology Program is approved by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) and accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA). Questions related to the program's accredited status should be directed to the Commission on Accreditation, Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation, American Psychological Association, 750 First Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002. Phone: (202) 336-5979
Every student in the KSU School Psychology Program is automatically a member of the KSU Chapter of Student Affiliates in School Psychology (SASP), a nationally recognized student organization focused on the unique aspects of training in the field of School Psychology.
Ed.S.: An academic year internship under supervision of the faculty and a qualified school psychologist in public schools is required. Course requirements need to be successfully completed prior to the internship.
See program website for more information about faculty research interests.
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