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School Psychology (EdS) Education Specialist

The Education Specialist Degree in School Psychology is the required credential needed to become a school psychologist.  This program prepares Masters level professionals in the fields of education, counseling, psychology and other related professions for a career as a school psychologist. The EdS program in School Psychology is a NASP approval program.

More information about the Education Specialist Degree in School Psychology.


REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must possess a Master's degree in psychology, counseling, education or a related field with a B average or better.
 
APPLICATION PROCESS
 
The application process begins with submission of the following:
  •  Application fee of $50
  •  Application, including autobiographical statement
  •  Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work
  •  Three letters of recommendation with recommendation forms
  •  Official Scores from GRE Psychology Test #81

Click here to Apply on-line.

The EdS program utilizes a rolling admissions policy, so applications will be considered throughout the year as they are received.  Students will be accepted into the program until the desired class size is achieved, therefore it is recommended for candidates to submit applications early. Classes begin in the fall term (early August).

The Admissions Committee screens applications, invites some applicants for an interview, evaluates the applicants and selects the new students.  Following completion of the admissions process, each applicant is notified of the Admissions Committee's decision in writing, including any conditions that must be satisfied prior to or following enrollment.

As an applicant to PCOM's School Psychology program, you are responsible for ensuring that all admissions materials are completed accurately and submitted in a timely manner.

In effort to foster the safety and well-being of the entire campus community, as well as to ensure that students accepted to PCOM will be permitted to perform clerkships/internships required to successfully complete their degree requirements, PCOM requires all first year students to complete a criminal background check prior to matriculation. All students must have their criminal background checks processed through PreCheck. The Admissions Office will send notification of the process after confirmation of enrollment and must have this information on file prior to orientation; students will not be allowed to start classes without this information.

Prior to enrollment, all candidates are required to complete the college's Technical Standards for Admission and Matriculation.


Should you have any questions, please contact us via email at: admissions@pcom.edu

Last Updated: 10/13/14