School Psychology

LMU’s nationally approved School Psychology program is designed to prepare you to work in California’s elementary and secondary schools. In 3 years, you will complete 63 units with your cohort and engage in 1,700 hours of supervised fieldwork to integrate theory with practice.

By the end of the program, you will earn:

To be eligible for LMU's School Psychology program, you must hold an undergraduate major or minor degree in psychology, child development, education, or a closely related field. If you are unsure if your degree is sufficient, please contact the School Psychology Associate Director, Dr. Catherine Foote at Catherine.Foote@lmu.edu.

If your undergraduate major or minor is not in one of the aforementioned areas, you can still apply if you have completed a minimum of 18 undergraduate semester hours (6 classes) in Psychology prior to entering the program in Summer Session II. Note that the prerequisite classes must be completed before entering the program and registering for Summer II classes; you can apply prior to completing the classes if you intend to finish them before you enter the program. The required classes must be completed face-to-face or online at an accredited community college, college, or university. The 18 units must include the following courses:

To determine whether a course that you have taken will count, please contact the School Psychology Associate Director, Dr. Catherine Foote at Catherine.Foote@lmu.edu.