School Psychology, Master | Kent State University | Kent, United States
12 months
17982 USD/year
17982 USD/year
9648 USD/year
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The Educational Specialist degree in School Psychology from Kent State University is committed to a scientist-practitioner model of training, which conceptualizes school psychologists as data-oriented problem solvers. 

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The School Psychology from Kent State University operates from an eco-behavioral orientation and emphasizes the delivery of school psychological services from a consultative framework to prevent and remediate learning, behavioral and social-emotional concerns in individuals from birth to 22 years.

Students in the program gain competencies, not only in the provision of services to individual children in schools, but also in the promotion and implementation of systemic educational reform. Graduates of the Ed.S. degree are highly prepared to be leaders and innovators of comprehensive support services in a variety of educational settings.

Students who do not hold a master's degree in school psychology must apply to the M.Ed. degree in School Psychology. After completing the M.Ed. degree, students may then matriculate into the Ed.S. degree.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills associated with the National Association of School Psychologist's (NASP) Domains of School Psychology Training and Practice, which allows them to gain the credential of 'school psychologist' at the state and national levels (i.e., through both the Ohio Department of Education and NASP's national certification program [Nationally Certified School Psychologist, NCSP]).
  • Demonstrate positive impact on students in applied settings as related to assessment, planning/supports and implementation of interventions related to academic and behavioral needs as identified by key stakeholders in a variety of internship placement settings (i.e., within public schools).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Diagnosis and Remediation in Reading
  • Administration and Supervision in Special Education
  • Principles and Techniques of Supervision and Special Education
  • Developmental Assessment
  • Practicum in School Psychology
  • Digital Citizenship for School Psychologists
  • Group Counseling Techniques for Rehabilitation Counselors and School Psychologists
  • Instructional Interventions for School Psychologists
  • Legal, Ethical and Professional Issues in School Psychology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

For timely consideration of the application, it is recommended applicants submit a complete application at least one month before the start of the semester.


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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Master's degree in school psychology from a NASP-approved college or university
  • Minimum 3.000 graduate GPA on a 4.000 point scale (minimum graduate 3.250 GPA is recommended)
  • Official transcript(s)
  • Résumé or vita
  • Goal statement
  • Sample of written work
  • School Psychology Supplemental Data form (online document)
  • Questions in Anticipation of Licensure form
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Interview
  • English language proficiency 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17982 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 17982 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    17982 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17982 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • In-State

    9648 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9648 USD for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Kent

1036 - 1710 USD /month
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