School PsychologyEducational Specialist (Ed.S.)

Our Educational Specialist degree is a three-year training program that will ensure all graduates meet the criteria needed to become a National Certified School Psychologist (NCSP).

As evidence of the quality of our training, our students compete extremely well for internship positions, both locally and nationally. Over the past 10 years, 100% of our Ed.S. students have found internship positions in a school district. In addition, all Ed.S. graduates who have sought employment as a school psychologist have obtained jobs as school psychologists.

Program Director

Dr. Scott Napolitano
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Application to this program

The typical applicant pool for the school psychology program consists of approximately 50 candidates. Admission decisions are based on each candidate’s prior grades, GRE scores, letters of recommendation, a personal statement of professional goals, research experiences, professional experiences, and match to our program philosophy. Candidates from diverse cultural and experiential backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. For both the doctoral and educational specialist programs, an interview is required. On-campus interviews are preferred. To be considered for admission, all necessary application materials must be received by December 1.

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