24 months
15557 USD/year
15557 USD/year
8429 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Counseling - School Psychology degree at California State University East Bay requires 60 units organized according to university and degree program requirements. Requirements are established to ensure that each degree candidate obtains adequate breadth in subject matter, field experiences, and research. 


The philosophy of the School Psychology concentration is to train graduate students in evidenced-based practice to promote social justice and equity to diverse school communities.  Social justice is the call to provide all pupils with the support, skills, and services they need to reach their full potential in spite of poverty and other significant challenges.  

The School Psychology concentration is committed to the academic and social-emotional development of children, families and communities. Thus, we strive to promote a strong professional identity in School Psychology while providing a core of shared learning experiences. 


The Counseling - School Psychology program at California State University East Bay prepares graduates for careers as School Psychologists, educational interventionists, and counselors in schools, hospitals, and mental health organizations. According to the US News and World Report’s on-line career review, it is a top social service prospect for the future.  Successful completion of program courses lead to a recommendation for the California Pupil Personnel Services (PPS) Credential to practice School Psychology.   

Additionally, clinical coursework and training allow graduates to apply to be  a Marriage and Family Therapy Associate, which enables graduates to acquire hours toward the Marriage and Family Therapy license- Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS).  The specialization courses prepare graduates to make a difference in their communities through providing mental health services and advocacy.


The Counseling - School Psychology degree at California State University East Bay is nationally accredited by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cognitive Behavior Therapy 
  • Psychoeducational Report Writing 
  • Psychological Services in School Psychology
  • Cognitive and Developmental Assessment 
  • Assessment of English Language Learners 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 SCH
  • 60 - 61 credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university
  • University application (submitted via CSU online application)
  • Department application
  • Personal Statement
  • Writing sample
  • Three letters of reference
  • Graduate  Record Examination (GRE) 

Tuition Fee

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    15557 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 15557 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    15557 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15557 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    8429 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 8429 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Hayward

1370 - 2510 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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