UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

School Psychology Ed. S.

Degree Requirements for Educational Specialist

Required Courses, 31 credits:

SPSY 722 School Crisis Prevention & Intervention, 1 credits
SPSY 732 Early childhood and ASD Assessment & Intervention, 2 credits
SPSY 740 Legal and Ethical Issues in School Psychology, 3 credits
SPSY 742 School-based Advocacy & Public Policy, 1 credits
SPSY 752 Advanced School Interventions, 2 credits
SPSY 769 Psychoeducational Consultation, 3 credits
SPSY 771 Practicum I, 4 credits
SPSY 772 Practicum II, 4 credits
SPSY 775 Internship in School Psychology I, 5 credits
SPSY 776 Internship in School Psychology II, 5 credits
SPSY 798
Independent Research, 1 credit

Candidates are eligible for full licensure upon completion of the 35-credit Master of Science in Education (M.S.E.) degree and the 31-credit Educational Specialist (Ed.S.) degree, for a total of 66 graduate credits.

Additional Program Information

Wisconsin and Minnesota require that applicants for teacher certification, including school psychology, submit fingerprints with the certification application. In addition, criminal background checks are required.

Completion of a certification portfolio as specified by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instructionlink.