Apr 16, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

Education Major, EdS, School Psychology Concentration

School Psychology offers graded, sequential, and hierarchical training in research, assessment, consultation, and intervention. The program prepares professionals who work collaboratively with educators, administrators, parents, and children to promote learning and development in general education students and students with special needs. Students enrolled in this 61-credit program will complete core coursework in school psychology, applied practica in local schools, and a 1-year internship. In addition, students will be engaged in research activities each semester. Prior to graduation, students must pass the PRAXIS exam in school psychology.

Concentration (Required) and Options Available

School Psychology (Coursework Only with Comprehensive Exams)

Campus Code

Knoxville Campus

Admissions Standards/Procedures

Admission to the concentration is based on GRE scores, GPA at all collegiate levels, a written statement of interest, and professional references. Prior graduate work will be examined on a case-by-case basis to determine if it can be used to satisfy some course requirements for the EdS concentration.

Credit Hours Required

66 graduate credit hours

Additional Course Requirements

  • To complete the Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) verified course sequence, students must complete SCHP 515 and SPED 501 as additional classes.

Non-Course Requirements

  • Students must pass the PRAXIS exam in school psychology.