Highlights of PCOM's EdS program include:
The 3-year EdS program in School Psychology is fully accredited by the National Association
of School Psychologists. Students completing this program are eligible for certification
as a school psychologist. The EdS program at PCOM also incorporates a behavior analytic
course sequence approved by the Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI) to pursue certification as a board certified behavior analyst (BCBA).
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School Psychology Program Pathways
Students with a bachelor's degree in psychology or a related field can apply to the
EdS program. Students with a master’s level degree in psychology or a related field
may also apply separately to the EdS program.
EdS Degree Completion
The EdS degree can be completed in three years (two years of coursework and a one-year
internship). Students in the EdS program will also receive a master’s of science in
school psychology following completion of coursework in their second year. Classes
meet in the evening hours two to three nights per week. Field experiences take place
during the day on a flexible schedule. However, in the third year, the required internship
experience must be completed during typical school hours.