School Psychology Ed.S.
Degree Requirements: 78 Credit Hours
This program 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.
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Professional Certification Disclosure
The College of Education anticipates that graduates of the Ed.S. School Psychology program will seek state licenses or certifications.
The programs listed above leads to a Georgia Certificate Upgrade. Click here for more information from the Georgia Professional Standards Commission. The College of Education has not determined where its programs will qualify a graduate to take the required exams in other states or territories. Click here to check the requirements of your state or territory.
Please view the videos below to learn more about our program:
A Graduate Student’s Perspective
Google Hangout Describing the Program
Last updated: 7/30/2020