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Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology & Special Education

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School Psychology

The School Psychology Program at Michigan State University prepares school psychologists to work with educators, children, youth, and families to promote individuals' learning and development particularly in relation to schooling.

Two Degree Options

The program offers two degrees, a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) and an Educational Specialist (Ed.S.) degree in School Psychology. Students obtain a Master of Arts (M.A.) in School Psychology as part of their Ed.S. or Ph.D. programs; enrollment in the Ed.S. or Ph.D. program is required to obtain the M.A.

Student Community & Collaboration
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Mentors
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Every new student is paired with an advanced student mentor.
Connections
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Small cohorts allow for close connections with classmates.
SASP
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Cross-cohort events help to build a strong and supportive learning community.

School Psychology Faculty

Hyper-focused Cohort Programs
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Ed.S.
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Our NASP-approved Ed.S. program provides high-quality training for future school-based practitioners.

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Ph.D.
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Graduates from our APA-accredited Ph.D. program are trained as scientist-scholar-practitioners prepared to work in a variety of applied settings

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Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology and Special Education
620 Farm Lane, 435 Erickson Hall
East Lansing, MI 48824-1034
Email: oberland@msu.edu
Phone: (517) 432-0843