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Master of Science in School Psychology / Specialist in Education - School Psychology

Program Details

The graduate program in school psychology at Fort Hays State University prepares students for entry into the profession of school psychology. Upon completion of the program you will be eligible for licensure as a school psychologist in Kansas as well as other states.

Upon completion of the Master's degree, students may apply to continue into the Education Specialist in School Psychology program.


Admission Requirements:
1) Earned a bachelor's degree in psychology or education (with 12 hours of course work from a Psychology Department). If you do not have an undergraduate degree in psychology or education, additional undergraduate psychology coursework will be required
2) Completed one statistics or research course with a "C" or better from any discipline
3) A 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA
Applicants must also provide the following:
1) Scores from either the GRE or MAT (Scores must have been received in the past five years prior to your application date. There are no minimum score requirements)
2) Two professional letters of recommendation
3) Statement of intent, including career goals and your interest in the program and direct
4) Transcripts from your undergraduate program
5) A completed interview questionnaire

Please note that students admitted to the School Psychology Programs will be required to provide documentation of passing a background check to enroll in coursework.

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission