Master of Science & Specialist in School Psychology
Are you interested in applying an in-depth knowledge of psychology and education to help kids, families and schools? The MSUM School Psychology program is a great place to start your career in School Psychology.
School psychologists use their knowledge of psychology and education to help students of all ages succeed academically and socially. Through their skills in consultation, assessment, intervention and program evaluation, school psychologists work closely with teachers, administrators, parents and community agencies to identify and treat students’ problems.
MSUM’s School Psychology program enjoys a reputation for equipping graduates with knowledge and skills in academic, mental health, and systems consultation, assessment and intervention. In most parts of the country, the job market is excellent for school psychologists.
Apply what you are learning to field-based experiences in schools starting your very first semester. We emphasize sensitivity to diversity and work with schools serving students from a wide range of cultures and backgrounds.
You’ll find professors to be personable, responsive and invested in your success. Faculty are highly credentialed, possess higher education administrative experience, and collaborate to advance your learning and progression though the program.
MSUM’s School Psychology program has been National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) approved for 30 years. It was one of the first programs in the country to receive NASP approval, and continues its tradition of excellence.
MSUM's school psychology faculty have doctorates in school psychology and experience as school psychologists in the public schools. The faculty focus on the success of the students and constantly open opportunities and discover new perspectives on topics in the field.
Study Master of Science & Specialist in School Psychology on campus at MSUM. You will be eligible to apply for a student visa (F-1).
Careers & Outcomes
MSUM School Psychology alumni are well-equipped to enter the workforce and continually find success in the field. Upon completion of the program, you will be eligible for certification in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and other states.
A Smart Investment
MSUM is affordable and flexible, but the primary reason I chose MSUM is that I had a strong connection with the faculty and program during my interview and personal interactions.
– Ian Mahn, Class of 2023