Master's of Education in
School Psychology and Counseling Services
The program consists of a curriculum that meets national and local employment requirements and prepares students for professional certification and licensure. Concentration schemes follow standards from the National Association of School Psychology (NASP), Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Education Programs (CACREP), National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC), and the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB).
- M.Ed. in SPCS: Concentrations
Applied Behavior Analysis (45 credit hours) School Psychology (46 credit hours) School Psychology (Specialist level) (65 credit hours) School Counseling (48 credit hours) Clinical Mental Health Counseling (60 credit hours)
- Overview and Purpose
The mission of the School Psychology and Counseling Services (SPSC) program is to produce professionally and culturally competent psychological service providers who possess the knowledge and skills to work with diverse children and their families. The program allows students to individualize their training and career paths along four areas of concentation, each aligned with current standards for professional practice. As such, program graduates will be eligible for professional certification or licensure in one of the following specialty areas: School Psychology, School Counseling, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, or Applied Behavior Analysis. All program candidates complete the core curriculum, which includes four general courses. Subsequently, candidates declare an area of concentration.