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.
It is led by renowned faculty in the field who are committed to research, impact and helping prepare new scholars to enter the workforce and make a difference.
TWO DEGREE OPTIONS
The program offers two degrees:
- Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
- 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.
Every new student is paired with an advanced student mentor.
Small cohorts allow for close connections with classmates.
Cross-cohort events help to build a strong and supportive learning community.
Sit down with School Psychology graduate D’Andrea Jacobs to learn more about her day-to-day life. Through learning and training at MSU, D’Andrea was able to become a certified school psychologist and now serves at Baltimore County Public Schools.