The School Psychology, Ed.S., program provides a comprehensive and integrated curriculum that prepares students to become Nationally Certified School Psychologists (NCSPs). With this educational specialist degree, an individual can practice school psychology in the great majority of school systems in the United States. The program, which leads to Arizona certification, is available in two locations: Tucson (Main Campus) and Chandler (UA Chandler). In both Tucson and Chandler, the program emphasizes professional and clinical practice, as well as understanding and using scholarship in one’s practice.
School Psychology, Ed.S.
Courses in the 67-credit program are delivered in-person in either Tucson or Chandler. Core coursework in the program include SERP 559 (Diversity in School Psychology), SERP 602 (Early Childhood Assessment & Intervention), and SERP 677 (Personality and Social Emotional Assessment).
Graduates of the program are typically employed in PreK-12 schools to provide direct and indirect psychological, behavioral, and academic support to students.