School Psychology - Specialist in Education

The CEP Department offers a School Psychology program that leads to a Specialist in Education (Ed. S.) degree. The program is accredited through the National Association of School Psychologists. The program provides additional education beyond the M.A. to prepare professionals for licensure as school psychologists in New Mexico and throughout the United States. The School Psychology program prepares its candidates to work with preschoolers, children, adolescents and families. The various settings where School Psychologists are employed include public schools and other organizations that require advanced assessment, counseling, consultation and other interventions. The program trains its candidates to serve students with diverse educational, psychological and emotional needs from various backgrounds. Such training also includes working with all school personnel to help make education a positive and rewarding experience for their students. Students admitted to the School Psychology program also have the opportunity to achieve a Masters degree in Counseling and Guidance with a concentration in Educational Diagnostics on the way to obtaining the specialist degree. Students would need to complete additional curricular, field experiences and degree requirements.

Annual application deadline: January 15