The School Psychology Program at Texas State University-San Marcos prepares students to become skilled clinicians and problem solvers, serving children, schools, and families. Coursework in the areas of school-based psychoeducational assessment, counseling, and consultation build competencies for professional practice as a Licensed Specialist in School Psychology. The Program offers related training in the areas of brain behavior relationships, the educational needs of culturally and linguistically diverse learners, and the assessment of social, behavioral, and emotional functioning. Our 69-hour Specialist in School Psychology (SSP) program is approved by the National Association of School Psychologists. Graduates are eligible to apply for licensure from the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists and certification as a Nationally Certified School Psychologist from the National School Psychology Certification Board.
Interested in becoming a school psychologist? We encourage you to visit the NASP website and read "What is a school psychologist?"
Other related professional organizations:
American Psychological Association
We know that there are many school psychology training programs, so what makes Texas State University's program special?