|Scott Trinh||2013||School Psychologist in Alpine School District||Emotional-behavioral disorders, functional behavior assessment/behavior intervention plans, positiv
Students admitted to the EdS Program in School Psychology must have completed a bachelors degree. Undergraduate degrees in the areas of education and social science (psychology, sociology, human development, and family sciences) are preferred but not required. Students with a bachelor's degree in another field will also be considered.
Possible preparatory courses include education and psychology courses such as principles of learning and cognition, research design and analysis, abnormal psychology, personality, and child and adolescent development.
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To apply for admission to the program beginning in September 2018, applicants must submit the required materials and information prior to February 1, 2018. Applications will open in September of 2017.
BS Special Education: Prerequisites
The following courses must be completed prior to beginning the Special Education program:
Applicants are also required to complete 20 hours of volunteer work: 10 hours each in a mild/moderate and a severe disabilities setting.
Competitive applicants will display evidence of a strong desire for a career in educational research, measurement, evaluation, or policy analysis. This could be demonstrated by successful completion of previous coursework in research methods, statistics, and other related courses. Applicants are required to have completed a master's degree prior to enrolling in this program. Preference will be given to PhD applicants who have work experience in schools or other educational settings.
Practical field experience is an essential component of our SPED programs. Candidates complete four increasingly complex field experiences: