Specialist Degree in School Psychology (SSP)
60 Credit Hours
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.
Application Deadline - February 15
Face-to-Face (Daytime and Evenings)
Tuition and Cost
Additional Program Information
- Graduate Admissions Application
- Application Fee
- Official transcript from the baccalaureate degree granting institution
- 18 hours of undergraduate Psychology that includes a course in Research Methods and a course in Statistics
- Minimum 3.0 undergraduate GPA
- Personal statement
- Three recommendation letters with waiver forms
- Official GRE scores
- Official score report of the Advanced Psychology Test of the GRE (recommended but not required)