Education Specialist in School Psychology at KU

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Program overview

The Ed.S. degree in school psychology at the University of Kansas prepares you to work as a psychologist in a school setting. This professional training program offers you the unique opportunity to use your psychology background to positively affect students in your community. Complete the degree with only two years of full-time graduate study, followed by a nine-month paid internship. Graduates of this program satisfy the requirements for certification/licensure as a school psychologist.

Career outcomes in school psychology

Graduates of the education specialist in school psychology program are prepared to work as school psychologists and meet the recommendations of professional organizations and national licensure requirements. The Ed.S. program is approved by the National Association of School Psychologists and accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) and the Kansas State Department of Education. All our Ed.S. students are successful in finding internships, and all our Ed.S. graduates are successful in finding employment in schools.

Thinking about school psychology?

Let us know you’re interested in the program. We would love to connect with you to discuss the program’s curriculum, the necessary steps for admission to KU, affordability options, and what to expect once you become a Jayhawk.


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Joseph R. Pearson Hall
Department of Educational Psychology
University of Kansas
School of Education and Human Sciences
Joseph R. Pearson Hall , Room 621
1122 West Campus Road
Lawrence , Kansas 66045-3101