SpecialistSchool Psychology - Postbaccalaureate

The Specialist in Education (EdS) in school psychology from Wichita State combines classroom learning and real-word experience to prepare you for a high-demand career working with educators and families—to nurture positive outcomes for children in schools.

The program has options for both bachelor's and master's degree holders. It offers flexibility through evening, online and hybrid (in person/online) courses.

Learn how School Psychology - Postbaccalaureate
is the right fit for you.

 
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Applied learning at Wichita State

At Wichita State, applied learning is everything. In fact, every degree we offer has a guaranteed applied learning or research experience built right into it equipping you with the relevant skills and experience to make you workforce ready before graduation.

Admission to the program

Basic admission requirements include:

  • Admission into the WSU Graduate School
  • Official transcripts with undergraduate GPA for the last 60 credit hours
  • Evidence of academic competence

The GRE is not required, depending on the applicant's evidence of academic competence.

For additional admission details, click on the link below.

Inside the Program

Social media research leads to dream job at Facebook

As a senior doctoral psychology student, Jessica Drum was presenting her research on social media in Toronto, Canada, when she met a presenter who worked at Facebook. The presenter was so impressed with Jessica that she referred her for an interview. 

Strengthened by her experience at WSU and the research she had already conducted as a student, Jessica landed a coveted job at Facebook.

Curriculum

You can enter the 60-credit-hour program after earning your undergraduate degree—and can complete the degree in as little as two years of fulltime study.

The 39-credit-hour program is open to student holding a master's degree in a related field.

For full (professional) Kansas School Specialist Licensure in Psychology, students must apply for a professional school license, register for a four-credit-hour post-EdS internship, and complete the full-time, one-year internship in a public school.

Careers

A graduate degree from Wichita State's College of Applied Studies will give you the knowledge, skills and confidence to make a positive impact in the classroom—and on your career.

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