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2018-2019 Graduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

School Psychology (EdS)

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Program Requirements

Complete 66 credits from 20 courses including 16 core courses and four fieldwork courses.

Prerequisites to full acceptance: Passing scores on the Massachusetts Test for Educator Literacy (MTEL) and a minimum of five courses in psychology including one course in human development (if needed, COUNSL 620 - Life Span Human Development  is recommended) and one course in statistics (if needed, PSYCH 270 Psychology Statistics is recommended).

Capstone: Successful completion of Praxis II exams and an internship portfolio.
Practicum: Complete 1400 hours of practicum experience.

Students who have completed the School Psychology (MEd)  will apply their coursework toward the EdS requirements.

Applicants admitted to the EdS program, who already have a master’s or higher degree in a related field, are eligible for waivers of requirements for comparable courses already completed at the graduate level. Their individual plan of study will be tentatively determined at the interview and formally determined after matriculation, following a review of course descriptions and syllabi.

Students who successfully complete the program are eligible to apply for licensure as a school psychologist in Massachusetts.

Statute of limitations: Three years.

Course Requirements

Elective Course

SPY G 687 - Practicum in School Psychology III  may be taken as an elective, but is not required.

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