Become a School Psychologist

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What is School Psychology?

The Ed.S. in School Psychology trains practitioners to work with children and adolescents with learning disabilities or psychological concerns in an attempt to help them reach their full potential – academically, socially, and emotionally.

History of School Psychology at The Chicago School

The Chicago School’s School Psychology programs train graduates to address the growing social, emotional, cognitive and mental health needs of children and their families using the latest in learning technology.

The Chicago School’s practitioner faculty guide students as they gain experience and exposure in a wide variety of areas, including:

  • Essential diagnostic, therapeutic, and consultative skills
  • Crisis Intervention and Prevention
  • Research and program evaluation methodologies
  • Impact of diversity and cultural issues in the field
  • Legal, ethical, and professional guidelines of school psychology

Degrees in School Psychology offered at The Chicago School

The Educational Specialist Degree (Ed.S.) in School Psychology

School Psychology Programs

Careers in School Psychology

The vast majority of school psychology graduates go on to work as school psychologists in elementary and high schools, where they use specialized skills and knowledge to impact their work with children, families, and schools.

Public and Private Sector Employers:

  • School Districts

School Psychology Job Titles:

  • School Psychologist