Stephen F. Austin M.A. in School Psychology Zoom Program
The Masters in School Psychology Program embraces a practitioner-scientist model of training in which practice, research, and theory are considered integrated components. The emphasis is on developing applied knowledge in research methods, human growth and development, learning principles, psychopathology, and biological basis of behavior necessary for functioning in the public schools.
Daniel McCleary, Ph.D., NCSP, LSSP, LP
Director of the MA School Psychology Program
Texas A&M University - Central Texas' Specialist in School Psychology Program
The specialist degree in School Psychology, which is between a Masters and a Doctoral degree, is designed to help students achieve licensure from the State of Texas as a Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP). An LSSP is responsible for providing psychological services to public school children addressing a wide range of behavioral and emotional needs. LSSP coursework combines web-enhanced and on-campus learning, with a two-semester-long internship at the end of the program, which is typically completed in a public school setting.
Coady Lapierre, Ph.D., LSSP
School Psychology Program Director
Texas Tech University's School Psychology Program
The school psychology concentration at Texas Tech University is working to address the shortage of school psychologists by offering flexible courses and practicum experiences which allow students to maintain employment in school and clinical settings while completing their Masters of Education in School Psychology and their Graduate Certificate in School Psychology.
West Texas A&M University's Specialist in School Psychology Program
The Specialist in School Psychology graduate program at West Texas A&M University provides the foundation for the data-based problem-solving skills of the practicing school psychologist, who makes use of the latest educational and psychological research in designing individualized and empirically validated interventions to meet the academic, social, behavioral, and emotional needs of children and youth. The program is designed to meet the requirement for state licensure (LSSP). Graduates of the program will be prepared for employment as school psychologists in public schools or other related organizations and agencies.
Kenneth Denton, PhD, LSSP
Students attending accredited universities/programs other than the ones highlighted above will be considered for funding.