The Department of Psychology and Counseling offers a Specialist in Education degree with a major in School Psychology. This program is designed to provide students with the competencies necessary to function effectively as school psychologists in special education cooperatives, public schools and institutional settings. All Ed.S. applicants must have a master's degree in a related field, including at least 10 hours of graduate work applicable to the area of school psychology. Full certification requires completion of this degree plus one school year of internship. This curriculum adheres to the standards established by the Kansas State Department of Education and to the curriculum recommendations of the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP). Admission is competitive and limited to the number of practicum sites available.
Emphasis areas include:
Options available for the degree include:
Admission to this graduate degree program requires: