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Education Specialist in School Psychology


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The School Psychology Program is a Specialist in Education (Ed.S.) offered in the Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education. The program is based upon standards set forth by state and national accreditation organizations and is a nationally approved program. Students pursuing school psychology studies meet credential standards by completing at least 66 semester hours beyond the bachelor’s of required and elective graduate-level course work by completing the hours and 1,200 hours of supervised internship. Completion of this program of graduate study enables the student to receive state licensure as a school psychologist in Nevada and the opportunity to gain national certification.

The program adopts the scientist/practitioner model of school psychology. Courses and practica seek to integrate theory and applied skills for working in schools and other educational settings. The primary goal of the school psychology program is to prepare professional school psychologists who can apply psychological principles to ameliorate cognitive, learning, behavioral, and other school related problems of children and adolescents. Contact the Educational Psychology Department for more information.

 

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