School Psychology - M.Ed.
School of Lifespan Development and Educational Sciences
405 White Hall
The Master of Education degree in School Psychology provides a focus on the core principles of school psychological practice. The M.Ed. degree is not considered a terminal degree and is not sufficient for earning the Ohio state license in school psychology.
Fully Offered At:
- Kent Campus
National Association of School Psychologists (NASP), American Psychological Association (APA)
- Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university for unconditional admission
- Minimum 3.000 undergraduate GPA on a 4.000 point scale for unconditional admission
- Official transcript(s)
- GRE scores
- Résumé or vita
- Goal statement
- Sample of written work
- School Psychology Supplemental Data form (online document)
- Questions in Anticipation of Licensure form
- Two letters of recommendation
- English language proficiency - all international students must provide proof of English language proficiency (unless they meet specific exceptions) by earning one of the following:
- Minimum 550 TOEFL PBT score (paper-based version)
- Minimum 79 TOEFL IBT score (Internet-based version)
- Minimum 77 MELAB score
- Minimum 6.5 IELTS score
- Minimum 58 PTE score
For more information about graduate admissions, please visit the Graduate Studies admission website. For more information on international admission, visit the Office of Global Education’s admission website.
Program Learning Outcomes
Graduates of this program will be able to:
- Demonstrate knowledge and skills associated with the National Association of School Psychologist's Domains of School Psychology Training and Practice, which allows them to gain the credential of 'school psychologist' at the state and national levels (i.e., through both the Ohio Department of Education and NASP's national certification program).
- Demonstrate positive impact on students in applied settings as related to assessment, planning/supports and implementation of interventions related to academic and behavioral needs as identified by key stakeholders in a variety of internship placement settings (i.e., within public schools).
|EVAL 65510||STATISTICS I FOR EDUCATIONAL SERVICES||3|
|EPSY 65520||CHILD AND ADOLESCENT DEVELOPMENT||3|
|or EPSY 65523||LIFE SPAN DEVELOPMENT|
|SPSY 67692||PRACTICUM I IN SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY 1||3|
|SPSY 67912||ROLE OF THE SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST||3|
|SPSY 67920||DIAGNOSIS OF CHILDHOOD DISORDERS IN SCHOOLS||3|
|SPSY 67929||INDIVIDUAL COUNSELING TECHNIQUES FOR REHABILITATION COUNSELORS AND SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGISTS||3|
|SPSY 67951||COGNITIVE ASSESSMENT OF CHILDREN IN SCHOOLS||3|
|SPSY 67955||INSTRUCTIONAL ASSESSMENT FOR SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGISTS||3|
|SPSY 67960||INTERVENTIONS WITH CULTURALLY DIVERSE STUDENTS||3|
|SPSY 67972||SOCIAL-EMOTIONAL ASSESSMENT FOR SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGISTS||3|
|SPSY 67974||SOCIAL-EMOTIONAL INTERVENTIONS IN SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY||3|
|Minimum Total Credit Hours:||33|
Students must complete SPSY 67692 in two semesters. State/Federal background checks are required for all field-based experiences.
- Minimum 32 credit hours of graduate coursework required for the M.Ed. degree.
- Depending on students' background/experience, students may be required to complete additional coursework in the first and second years of the program.
- No more than one-half of a graduate student's coursework may be taken in 50000-level courses.
- M.Ed. students have six years from the term of first enrollment to complete the degree.
Candidates seeking School Psychologist licensure are required to pass Praxis II test School Psychologist (0401) or the domain specific School Psychology Ohio Assessment for Educators test.