The School Psychology Program curriculum aligns to the National Association of School Psychologists' Practice Model and is based on evidence-based best practices. Candidates take 63 units across three years in this cohort program.

Year 1

Summer Session II (3 units)

  • EDSP 6500 Foundations of Ethical, Professional, & Legal Practice in School Psychology

Fall Semester (12 units)

  • EDSP 6506 Seminar in Counseling and Interpersonal Relations
  • EDSP 6504 Statistics, Research Methods & Program Evaluation
  • EDSP 6508 Student Diversity and Exceptionality

Spring Semester (9 units)

  • EDSP 6510 Seminar in Instruction & Learning
  • EDSP 6512 Group Counseling & Intervention with Children & Adolescents
  • EDSP 6522 Assessment & Intervention for Cognitive & Learning Problems II

Year 2

Summer Session (5 units)

  • EDSP 6514 Family, School, & Community Collaboration*
  • EDSP 6516 Seminar in Motivation & Achievement (2 units)* May substitute Study Abroad Course

Fall Semester (10 units)

  • EDSP 6513 Advanced Counseling Seminar I (2 units)
  • EDSP 6520 Prevention, Intervention, & Consultation
  • EDSP 6524 Practicum in School Psychology I (2 units)
  • EDSP 6528 Social, Emotional, and Behavioral Assessment

Spring Semester (10 units)

  • EDSP 6515 Advanced Counseling Seminar II (2 units)
  • EDSP 6525 Practicum in School Psychology II (2 units)
  • EDSP 6526 Social Responsibility, Violence Prevention, & Crisis Intervention in Schools
  • EDSP 6534 Advanced Assessment and Positive Behavioral Intervention

Year 3

Summer Session (6 units)

  • EDSP 6532 Seminar in School Systems & Psychological Services
  • EDSP 6530 Treatment of Emotional & Behavioral Disorder in Children & Adolescents

Fall Semester (5 units)

  • EDSP 6536 Special Issues & Best Practices in School Psychology (2 units)
  • EDSP 6538 Supervised Internship (Fieldwork) in School Psychology I

Spring Semester (3 units)

  • EDSP 6540 Supervised Internship (Fieldwork) in School Psychology II
  • EDSP 6995 Written Exit Exam (Praxis II School Psychology) (0 units)

Courses are 3 semester units each unless otherwise listed.