Young people today face numerous challenges, many that can affect their learning and social well-being. School psychology is a career that makes a difference. You will help children and adolescents succeed academically, socially, behaviorally and emotionally.
The Specialist in School Psychology program at ACU offers training in the field of psychology with an emphasis on the educational setting. Through classroom and hands-on training, you will learn to collaborate with educators, parents and other professionals to create safe, healthy and supportive learning environments that strengthen connections between home, school and the community for all students.
You will become immersed in the field during your graduate studies through 600 hours of practicum and 1,200 hours of internship time.
Upon completion, you will be eligible to apply to the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists (TSBEP) for licensure as a Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP) and the National School Psychology Certification Board for national certification.
Ready to be a part of a meaningful profession? Apply now or contact us for more information today.
|Degree||Specialist in School Psychology (SSP)|
|Program length||3 years|
|Application deadlines for Fall 2017||March 30, 2017 for priority review
August 11, 2017 for standard review
February 15, 2017 for international students
You will take courses such as:
See full ACU graduate admissions requirements here.
The Specialist in School Psychology program has been fully approved by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP).