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School Psychology Program

Welcome!

Thank you for your interest in our school psychology program at Texas State.  Our program was established more than 45 years ago, making it one of the oldest ongoing school psychology training programs in the state of Texas! 

It is with great pride that we continue our long history of preparing students who will go on to enhance the social, academic, and emotional competencies of children and adolescents in educational settings across Texas, throughout the US, and around the world. Our faculty and students are committed to equity and social justice and endorse the Trainers of School Psychologists Call for Action for Anti-Racism in School Psychology located here.

Our program has received conditional approval from NASP for the period of August 1, 2020 through August 1, 2022. We are actively collecting requested approval-related data and full-approval status is expected prior to August 2022. If you would like additional details, please contact the program coordinator

You can find out more about our program, including how to apply, by clicking on the buttons below.

If you have any questions about our program, please feel free to email/call the program coordinator, Dr. Paul Jantz, at pj16@txstate.edu or 512-245-8682.

Interested in learning more about what school psychologists do? The school psychologist role is explained on the NASP website.



Partnering Assessment and Intervention Responsiveness in Interdisciplinary Teams

(PAIR-IT) is a Personnel Preparation grant funded by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs. Benefits for scholars accepted into this program include fully funded tuition, a faculty mentor, opportunities for conference travel, and interdisciplinary coursework, field, and internship experiences. Please see the PAIR-IT website for more details. 

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The School Psychology program at Texas State gave me the tools I needed to enter the field with independence and confidence. The wide variety of courses coupled with the many opportunities to gain field experience make this program incredibly unique. I cannot thank the faculty and staff enough for the individualized opportunities I was provided to increase my knowledge and skills. This program is truly a one-of-a-kind experience” --K.T.