School Psychology Ed.S.
This program offered on the Statesboro Campus provides training to serve children and adolescents with learning, behavioral, or emotional problems in educational settings. After successful completion of 36 credits of course work and passing a written comprehensive examination, students may be awarded an interim M.Ed. degree and continue on in the program to complete the remaining requirements of the Ed.S. degree. The 36 credits required for the interim M.Ed. include the following courses: Professional Education Core Requirements (6 credits), Specific Requirements (27 credits), and Educational Research (EDUR 7130) (3 credits). Professional entry-level in the field of School Psychology requires Level Six (S-6) Certification which is acquired after successful completion of the prescribed Ed.S. Program of Study and a passing score on the GACE examination in School Psychology.
The Georgia Southern University Office of Graduate Admissions oversees the application process for graduate students. Please review the links below for admission requirements and deadlines.
“Cultural competence is a necessary component when communicating needs and wants in an educational setting,” said Patterson. “As a graduate student in the school psychology program, I want to remain competent and empathetic to the unique individual needs of students.”Ravon Patterson
Georgia Southern school psychology students work with special needs children in Ecuador, experience is life-changing. Read the full spotlight story for the Ed.S. School Psychology Program.
Please view the videos below to learn more about our program:
A Graduate Students perspective
Google Hangout Describing the Program
Professional Certification Disclosure
The College of Education anticipates that graduates of the Ed.S. School Psychology program will seek state licenses or certifications.
The program listed above leads to a Georgia Certificate Upgrade. Visit the Georgia Professional Standards Commission for more information. The College of Education has not determined where its programs will qualify a graduate to take the required exams in other states or territories. Check the requirements of your state or territory using the link provided.
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Last updated: 9/29/2021