EdS in School Psychology - Postmaster's

This program leads to the Specialist in Education (EdS) degree in school psychology. School psychologists collaborate with educators and families to help ensure the academic, social, behavioral and emotional progress of children and youth in schools.

As school practitioners, school psychologists share their consultation, assessment, intervention and research expertise with youth, families and educators to promote healthy cognitive, social and emotional development.

The school psychology Educational Specialist in Education (EdS) consists of 60 graduate credit hours if entering after obtaining an undergraduate degree or 39 graduate credit hours if entering with an earned master’s in a related area.

Benefits

  • Excellent job prospects upon graduation. For the past several years, all graduates of WSU’s school psychology program have become employed upon graduation.
  • Entry into a satisfying career: In 2016, US News and World Report ranked school psychology as #2 in social services jobs and #57 in the 100 Best Jobs.
  • Dual programming: Program graduates will have earned the EdS degree in school psychology and will be eligible for certification/licensure as a school psychologist.
  • Nationally-approved program: The EdS program is approved by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP).
  • State-approved program: The Kansas State Department of Education has approved WSU’s school psychology program.
  • Flexible programming:
    • Courses are offered in the late afternoons and evenings so students can work full time while completing the degree. Some courses are offered in online/hybrid formats and summer courses are available.
    • Students can enter the 60-credit-hour program after obtaining an undergraduate degree and can move through the program in two years going full time. Or students may choose to attend part time. 
    • Students with an earned master’s in a related field can enter the 39-credit-hour program and go full time or part time.