36 months
1329 USD/credit 29238 USD/year
1329 USD/credit 29238 USD/year
966 USD/credit 21252 USD/year
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Train to meet students’ behavioral, emotional and learning needs; gain the skills to help them tackle developmental challenges in the Educational Specialist in School Psychology (EdS) program at Temple University.


The program of School Psychology from Temple University  has the full approval of the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) and meets requirements for certification as a school psychologist in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and most other states. The program also meets requirements for the National Certification (NCSP) through NASP. Full-time students complete two years of coursework, followed by a year-long internship, for a total of three years to degree completion.


Graduates are employed in public and private schools.

Programme Structure


  • Effective Teaching Strategies and Academic Interventions
  • Critical Understanding of Social Science Research
  • Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Biological Aspects of Behavior
  • Developmental Psychopathology and Low Incidence Disabilities

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


66 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Letters of Reference: 2
  • Bachelor's Degree in Discipline/Related Discipline
  • Statement of Goals: In two to three pages, indicate your goals and objectives in obtaining a specialist degree and certification as a school psychologist, as well as your reason for seeking certification with a specific focus on the career to which you aspire, your research and practice interests, and your academic and job-related experiences that are relevant to the program.
  • Standardized Test Scores
  • Interview
  • Resume: Current resume required.
  • Clearances: A Pennsylvania criminal background check, a federal criminal history check, a child abuse clearance, and a TB test are required upon enrollment. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29238 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1329 USD per credit during 36 months.
  • National

    29238 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1329 USD per credit during 36 months.
  • In-State

    21252 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 966 USD per credit during 36 months.

Living costs for Philadelphia

1313 - 2284 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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