School Psychology EdS
*CPSE 613 can be taken in Yr 1 or 2.
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Our School Psychology program is ranked the number one specialist-level school psychology program for scholarly productivity. This ranking is based on findings from a study that examined scholarly works published between 2002 and 2011 by 136 specialist-level only programs. The top 25 productive faculty members include McKay School professors Timothy Smith, Ellie Young, and Melissa Heath. Click here to read the study on pages 54–71. Additional Faculty Info
Brigham Young University's School Psychology program prepares graduates to work in K–12 schools, actively solving problems and creating safe, supportive learning environments for children. Collaborating with students, teachers, and parents; designing, implementing, and monitoring interventions; and promoting prevention activities—these opportunities make school psychology an invigorating and rewarding profession. Field Experience
Approved by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) through 2026 and accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) through 2029.
- Bachelor’s Degree
- 3.0 GPA or higher
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How to Apply
Applications will open September 15 and close December 15. Students are only admitted to begin the program each fall semester. The application process includes these steps.
- Complete the online graduate studies application.
- Provide the names and email addresses of three recommenders.
- Include one unofficial transcript from each institution previously attended.
- Minimum 70 hours of approved course work including practica, internship, and thesis
- Practicum field experience under the supervision of a licensed school psychologist
- School Psychology PRAXIS exam
- 1,200-hour internship in a school setting
- Cumulative portfolio demonstrating competencies across masked domains of practice
- Complete publishable-manuscript thesis project
Learn more from the EdS School of Psychology Handbook