School Psychology

EdS

  • Provide counseling, instruction, and mentoring
  • Assess barriers to learning, determine strategies to improve learning
  • Promote wellness and resilience
  • Work with students, families, teachers, administrators

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This program is intended for those seeking school psychologist certification and planning to work in school and related agencies. Applicants to the School Psychologist Educational Specialist (Ed.S.) Program must possess either the bachelor’s or master’s degree in psychology or related areas such as special education or counseling. Full time students can expect to complete the program in three years. Admissions will occur annually for the fall semester.

Student Vanessa Szilagyi on School Psychology (video)

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Ed Crawley
Associate Professor
Coordinator, Graduate and Undergraduate Psychology Programs

Francis J. DeMatteo, Ed.D., NCSP
Associate Professor
Coordinator, School Psychology Program

Bradley Janey
Professor
Psychology & Counseling Department Chair

The McGowan Center for Graduate and Professional Studies provides psychology and counseling students with facilities for clinical training, student research, and psychological testing.

The McGowan Center also houses the Psychological Services Center, an outpatient mental health clinic that provides mental health services to the community and training facilities for students in undergraduate, master's, and doctoral programs. The clinic has one-way observation rooms for individual, group, and family therapy.

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Specific Program Requirements

Candidacy Requirements:

  • Personal Statement reguarding reason for entering profession and long range goals

  • Graduate Record Exam

  • 2 college level math courses

  • 2 college level English courses

Graduate Admissions Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • “B” average during undergraduate study or demonstrated potential for graduate work
  • Completed application
  • Essay
  • Official, sealed transcripts
  • Two or three letters of recommendation

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