M.A. On Campus

Education (School Psychology)

California State University Sacramento

12 months
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The Master of Arts in Education (School Psychology) at the California State University Sacramento offers the opportunity to gain skills in working with preschool through grade 12 students, teachers, and parents in the school setting.



Graduates of the Education (School Psychology) degree offered by the California State University Sacramento who also complete practicum and fieldwork requirements (described in Pupil Personnel Services School Psychology Endorsement Credential) are eligible for the Pupil Personnel Services School Psychology Endorsement Credential, offered by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC). Possession of the MA in Education (School Psychology) and the Pupil Personnel Services School Psychology Endorsement Credential also prepares an individual to meet the academic requirements for the Licensed Educational Psychologist (LEP) license administered by the California Board of Behavioral Science Examiners, Department of Consumer Affairs.

The program includes training in counseling techniques, the use of individual academic and psychological assessment tools, behavioral interventions in the school and the home, consultation skills, techniques of program development and evaluation, special education law, and instructional strategies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Counseling
  • Power, Privilege and Self Identity in Counseling
  • Educating Students with Disabilities in Inclusive Settings
  • Educating Students with Disabilities in Inclusive Settings Lab 
  • Tutoring Children in Reading
  • Tutoring Children in Reading Practicum

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


42 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • a baccalaureate degree;
  • an online application, via Cal State Apply, for admission
  • one set of official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended, other than Sacramento State
  • evidence of registration for, or CBEST passing score
  • the program's application is available online;
  • two letters of reference (references will submit letters online);
  • one set of transcripts;
  • evidence of experience working or volunteering in schools and/or working with youth;
  • evidence of strong written communication skills (obtained via writing samples);
  • evidence of strong oral communication skills

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Sacramento

1190 - 1765 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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