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EdS in School Psychology

The program in School Psychology requires a minimum of 70 semester hours and leads to State of Florida certification as a specialist in School Psychology as well as educational requirements for private practice licensure. The competencies to be demonstrated by the student completing this program are derived from the following: behavioral/educational assessment and planning; counseling and home-school consultation and collaboration with teacher, parents, and school staff; crisis intervention; classroom interventions; liaison referral, program development and evaluation; in-service education; and community outreach.

Program Leader: Philip Lazarus, Ph.D., Associate Professor 

Core Faculty: Andy V. Pham, Ph.D., Associate Professor 

Core Faculty: Martha Pelaez, Ph.D., Professor


Advising Information

Career Outlook

  • Public or Private School Psychologist
  • University School Psychologist
  • School Psychologist
  • Private Clinic or Community Center Psychology