Image
psychologists in discussion

School Psychology, Education Specialist in Educational Studies

Section Items

Learn how to become a school psychologist with the ability to deliver comprehensive services, primarily in school settings. At Ohio State, you’ll learn to emphasize the use of research findings in clinical decisions to create interventions and evaluate their effectiveness. 

Section Items

Program Features 

Section Items

Career Paths 

Ohio State graduates go to work as school psychologists in a variety of private and public school settings. In the state of Ohio, EdS students can apply for School Psychologist licensure through the State Board of Psychology after practicing as a school psychologist for at least four years (can include internship). This allows you to practice independently. 

psychologist with student
School Psychologist
private practice
Private-Practice Psychologist
Section Items

Funding Opportunities 

Section Items

Degree Requirements 

Grid Items

Prerequisites

Bachelor’s degree, 3.0 GPA

Test scores: No GRE required

Minimum Program hours

71

Deadline to apply

December 1 

Grid Items

Program start

Autumn Semester 

Additional Application Requirements

Special Statement of Intent

  1. Why do you want to become a school psychologist?
  2. Why are you interested in The Ohio State University School Psychology Program?
  3. Describe your experiences with children.
  4. Describe your experiences and interest in working with diverse and urban populations.
  5. Describe your experiences in school settings.
  6. Describe yourself as a student including both strengths and weaknesses.
  7. What would you like to do after graduating with a degree in school psychology?
  8. What additional information do you want us to know about you?
  9. Describe your research experiences and interests.
Section Items

National Association of School Psychologists 

The National Association of School Psychologists has granted program approval for the Education Specialist program through 2022. 

Section Items

Apply to Ohio State

Apply Now


Application checklist

View application checklist