The Ed.S. program in School Psychology at Lehigh University is fully approved by the National Association of School Psychologists.
The primary objective of the Educational Specialist (Ed.S.) program in School Psychology is to train individuals who wish to become school-based practitioners. Although students are expected to become effective consumers of research, it is not required that these students acquire skills to conduct significant research investigations.
Individuals completing the program attain competencies making them eligible for careers in public or private school settings.
The Ed.S. program results in both the degree and certification as a school psychologist in Pennsylvania, as well as eligibility for the NCSP credential awarded by NASP.
Most Ed.S. students develop a specialized expertise:
Response to Intervention specialist as part of the Personnel Preparation Grant from the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs.
Curriculum can be found in the course catalog.
Application Requirements & Deadlines
- Completed online application
- $65 Application Fee
- GPA Minimum: 3.0 undergraduate
- Official transcript(s) from each post-secondary institution attended
- 2 letters of recommendation
- Acknowledgement of College of Education Policy on Clearances
- TOEFL score, if applicable
- Research Questionnaire -School Psychology Ed.S.
- GRE test score, minimum 75th percentile
- Bachelor's or Master's degree in a field related to human services (preferred)
- Curriculum Vitae
- December 1 for fall start