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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 the teacher, parents, and school staff; crisis intervention; classroom interventions; liaison referral, program development and evaluation; in-service education; and community outreach.

To learn more about the School Psychology program, view the Program Handbook or read the Frequently Asked Questions.

Keep up with events, accomplishments, and opportunities with the School Psychology Student Association Newsletter.

Program Contacts

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

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

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

What Do School Psychologists Do? Video

Career Outlook

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