Program Requirements for School Psychology EdS as of Fall 2020

Number of Credits Required Beyond the Baccalaureate: 66

Required Courses

Required courses for School Psychology EdS as of Fall 2020

Course Number

Title

Credits

CPSY 5526

Multicultural Counseling

3

EDUC 5101

Critical Understanding of Social Science Research

3

EPSY 5561

Development and Learning over the Lifetime

3

ABA 5302

Effective Teaching Strategies and Academic Interventions

3

ABA/SPSY 5303

Ethical and Legal Issues

3

SPSY 5667

Introduction to Special Education

3

SPSY 5671

Integrative Assessment

3

SPSY 5674

Social and Emotional Aspects of Behavior and Assessment

3

SPSY 5676

Applied Behavior Analysis

3

SPSY 5771

Biological Aspects of Behavior

3

SPSY 8773

Developmental Psychopathology and Low Incidence Disabilities

3

SPSY 8777

Theories and Techniques of Counseling for Youth

3

SPSY 9487

Professional Issues and Practicum

6

SPSY 9551

Consultation

3

SPSY 9687

Clinical Supervision Seminar in School Psychology

6

SPSY 9688

Psychoeducational Clinic

3

SPSY 9885

Internship in School Psychology

9

Lists the required courses for students beginning their School Psychology EdS program in Fall 2020 or following term.

Optional Concentration

In order to complete the educational specialist degree requirements and the requirements for PDE certification as a School Psychologist (PK-12), students must complete 66 credits of post-baccalaureate required coursework as listed above.  Students who are pursuing board certification in Pennsylvania as a behavioral analysts (BCBA) should elect to complete the additional 12 credits of coursework in the optional concentration in Applied Behavior Analysis.  Students who are pursuing licensure in Pennsylvania as a professional counselor should elect to complete the additional 12 credits of coursework in the optional concentration in Counseling. 

Applied Behavior Analysis (Optional Concentration)

Applied Behavior Analysis Optional Concentration Course Requirements

Course Number

Title

Credits

ABA 5304

Concepts and Principles in Behavior Analysis

3

ABA 5305

Single Subject Research Design

3

ABA 5306 / PSY 8610

Organizational Behavior Management

3

ABA 8787

Seminar on Verbal Behavior

3

Requirements when student elects to complete optional concentration in Applied Behavior Analysis

Counseling (Optional Concentration)

Counseling Optional Concentration Course Requirements

Course Number

Title

Credits

CPSY 5519

Group Counseling

3

CPSY 5566

Professional Issues in Mental Health Counseling

3

CPSY 5593

Career Counseling and Development

3

CPSY 5698

Fundamental Counseling Techniques

3

Requirements for students electing to complete the optional concentration in Counseling

Clearances Required for Graduate Program

State and federal criminal background checks, a TB test and a child abuse clearance are required to be eligible to complete the program. Applicants must complete and upload documentation of clearances prior to the start of their program. See Required Clearances for Working in Pennsylvania Schools for more information.

Academic Program Changes Effective Fall 2020

Reflective of our committment to continually improve learning opportunities for our students and to deliver programs that address discipline-based knowledge in a broad, diverse, and changing environment, the College of Education has modified the program requirements for several academic programs.  These changes, as approved by Temple's Board of Trustees, are effective for students beginning their program in Fall 2020 and beyond.  To insure students can adequately plan their course of study, the College is posting the revised program requirements.  This information will remain available on this site until the updated 2020-2021 Temple Bulletin is published in August 2020. 

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