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Ed.S. Coursework & Requirements | Ph.D. Coursework & Requirements

Ed.S. Coursework and Requirements

1. School Psychology (27 credits)
Students are required to complete core courses in school psychology, including:
      CEP 880 Cognitive Assessment
      CEP 881 Social and Emotional Assessment

                     and Intervention
      CEP 883 Psychology of Classroom

                     Discipline
      CEP 884 Roles and Functions of School

                     Psychology: Proseminar in School

                     Psychology
      CEP 885 Behavior Disorders in Children
      CEP 886 Psychoeducational Assessment

                     and Intervention I
      CEP 889 Consultation in School Psychology
      CEP 918 Theories of School-Based

                     Psychological Interventions

With guidance from your advisor:
Educational Intervention (3 credits): The course must address the design, delivery, and evaluation of psychoeducational interventions for at-risk youth. Course selection must be approved by your advisor (e.g., CEP 844 Behavior Analysis and Intervention, CEP 866 Psychoeducational Interventions for Children and Youth).


2. Educational Psychology
(12 credits)
Students are also expected to acquire important foundational knowledge in learning, development, research, measurement, and assessment via the following courses:
     CEP 903 Cognitive Development Across the Lifespan
     CEP 904 Social Development
     CEP 932 Quantitative Methods I - Or 3 Additional Credits in Statistics/Research Inquiry if 932 was waived

3. Practicum (6 credits)
     CEP 893K Practicum in School Psychology – 2nd Year Fall (3 credits)
     CEP 893K Practicum in School Psychology – 2nd Year Spring (3 credits)


4. Internship (1200 Hours; 6 credits)
     CEP 894K Internship in School Psychology – 3rd Year Fall (3 credits)
     CEP 894K Internship in School Psychology – 3rd Year Spring (3 credits)


5. Other Courses (12 credits)
At least four other courses (i.e., 12 credits) are required and must be approved by your advisor. You must take one Families course and one Learning course (see options in the handbook), while the other two courses can be in any topic areas.

Details about Ed.S. practicum, internship, and comprehensive exams can be found in the Ed.S. Program Handbook.

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Ph.D. Coursework and Requirements

1. Research
 CEP 932 Quantitative Methods in Educational Research I (3 credits)
– Or 3 Additional Credits in Statistic/Research Inquiry if 932 was waived
 CEP 933 Quantitative Methods in Educational Research II (3 credits)
 CEP 934 Multivariate Methods in Educational Research (4 credits)
 CEP 968 Research Methods in Counseling and School Psychology (3 credits)
 CEP 995 Research Practicum/Apprenticeship (3 credits)
 CEP 999 Dissertation; 24 credits of are needed to meet MSU College of Education requirements

2. Ethical and Legal Standards
 CEP 963 Ethics in Counseling and School Psychology (3 credits)

3. Individual and Cultural Diversity
 CEP 885 Behavior Disorders in Children (3 credits)
 CEP 903 Cognitive Development Across the Lifespan (3 credits)
 CEP 904 Social-Emotional Development Across the Lifespan (3 credits)
 CEP 910 Current Issues in Motivation and Learning (3 credits)
 CEP 919 Current Research and Issues in School Psychology (3 credits)
 CEP 972 Biological Bases of Behavior (3 credits)

4. Professional Values, Attitudes, and Behaviors
 CEP 884 Roles and Functions of School Psychology (3 credits)
 CEP 894K Internship in School Psychology – 3rd Year Fall (3 credits)
 CEP 894K Internship in School Psychology – 3rd Year Spring (3 credits)
 CEP 982 Seminar in Counseling, Educational Psychology, & Special Education (3 credits)
 CEP 994K Internship in PhD School Psychology – Summer (3 credits)
 CEP 994K Internship in PhD School Psychology - Fall (3 credits)
 CEP 994K Internship in PhD School Psychology - Spring (3 credits)

5. Communication and Interpersonal Skills
 CEP 893K Practicum in School Psychology – 2nd Year Fall (3 credits)
 CEP 893K Practicum in School Psychology – 2nd Year Spring (3 credits)

6. Assessment
 CEP 880 Cognitive Assessment (3 credits)
 CEP 881 Social and Emotional Assessment and Intervention (3 credits)

7. Intervention
 CEP 883 Psychology of Classroom Discipline (3 credits)
 CEP 886 Psychoeducational Assessment and Intervention I (3 credits)
 CEP 918 School-Based Psychological Interventions (3 credits)
 PSY 954 Cognitive Behavioral Theory (3 credits)

8. Supervision
 CEP 993K Advanced Practicum in PhD School Psychology (3 credits)

9. Consultation and Interprofessional/Interdisciplinary Skills
 CEP 889 Consultation in School Psychology (3 credits)
 Families Course (3 credits)

All doctoral students must complete a 2000 hour internship (CEP 994K) before their degree can be conferred on their official transcript.


The College of Education requires 24 credits of CEP 999. One of these credits must be taken during the semester in which you graduate.

Details about Ph.D. practicum, internship, preliminary exams, and comprehensive exams can be found in the Ph.D. Program Handbook.

 

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