Degree Program Overview

The Specialist Degree in School Psychology is designed to produce effective practitioners and prepares students for further graduate study and/or junior college teaching. This program provides the training needed for certification by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) and licensure as a Licensed Specialist in School Psychology in Texas.

Graduates of the program can seek licensure as Licensed Specialists in School Psychology (LSSP) in Texas and as a Nationally Certified School Psychologist throughout the United States. Graduates may also choose to seek licensure as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). This degree includes 300 hours of practicum experience and a year-long internship in a public school. The program is approved by NASP.

Program Breakdown

Brief breakdown of the type, or types, of degree available, their length, available enrollment, and estimated cost.
Category Degree Summary
Catalog Entry Specialist Degree in School Psychology (SSP)
Length 60 Credit Hours
Enrollment Fall
Costs Rates Per Semester
Admission Requirements Application Materials

Application Deadlines

Additional applications will be considered after this date until the entire cohort is finalized.

  • Fall: February 15

Please note that application deadlines will occasionally change. Please contact your academic advisor (listed in the contact section) for confirmation on application deadlines.

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