Educational Specialist in School Psychology

School of Graduate Studies
Edinboro University

Be the difference in a child's life.

School Psychologists offer a variety of services within a school district including: classroom and building wide consultation, assessment of student achievement and ability through observation and testing.

Our School Psychology Program prepares graduates for the professional practice of psychology in schools by emphasizing a scientist-practitioner model of training. The mission of our program is to prepare school psychologists who are capable of providing high-quality, ethical psychological services.

"There is a demand for school psychologists across the nation. School psychologists help children and youth succeed academically, behaviorally, socially and emotionally. Edinboro graduates are making an impact on the lives of children and youth in Pennsylvania and across the country."

Dr. Edward Snyder, Program Head

Why an EdS in School Psychology from Edinboro?

Edinboro provides a solid foundation of instruction, research and field experience, which reflects current, empirically supported methods in psychology and education. These experiences prepare graduates to provide assistance and expertise in the assessment and treatment of problems experienced by children, schools and communities.

A Nationally Ranked Program.
US News and World Reports has recognized our online graduate programs as among the best in the country.

Diverse Programs for Today’s Students.
Education and the needs of students are constantly changing. Our program adjusts not just to meet today’s standards, but also to prepare school psychologists for what’s next.

Expert Faculty.
Accomplished faculty instruct, guide and inspire Edinboro students to achieve and lead. Our faculty are recognized for their commitment to student success and creating a personal and engaging academic environment.

Projected Growth and Salary

Salary and job growth information obtained from O'NET OnLine.

School Psychologist
7% PA Job Growth, 11% U.S. Job Growth, $63,000 PA Median Salary, $67,400 U.S. Median Salary.

Educational, Guidance, School and Vocational Counselors
6% PA Job Growth, 12% U.S. Job Growth, $52,100 PA Median Salary, $53,600 U.S. Median Salary.

US News has ranked School Psychologist as #1 Social Services job and is listed as #47 of the top 50 jobs in the U.S.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts a growth rate of 20 percent between 2014 and 2024, which will equate to 30,500 new jobs for school psychologists.

Edinboro University
School of Graduate Studies
140 Butterfield Hall
310 Scotland Road
Edinboro, PA 16444
Phone: 814.732.2856

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Edward Snyder, PhD, Program Head
Phone: 814.732.1099

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