Ed.S. Program Course Sequence | Kent State University

Ed.S. Program Course Sequence

Year 1: First year coursework provides an orientation to the profession of school psychology, as well as the foundations for professional practice. The Master's of Education (M.Ed.) Degree in School Psychology is awarded upon successful completion of all required courses.

Year 2: Second year coursework focuses attention on the development of professional competencies, as well as an integration on knowledge and skills necessary for professional practice. Particular emphasis is placed on the demonstration of readiness for internship.

Year 3: The third year culminates with a supervised, full-time school-based internship. The internship experience serves as a capstone activity focused on the integration and application of school psychological practice. The Educational Specialist (Ed.S.) Degree in School Psychology is awarded upon successful completion of all required courses, including the internship experience, and demonstration of advanced competency in professional skills.