Both degree options lead to:
The EdS degree is between a master’s degree and a doctoral degree.
The School Psychology program offers a 90-credit Post-Bachelor’s program, which leads to the Educational Specialist Degree (EdS). All Post-Bachelor’s Degree students are required to complete a 1200-hour . Upon satisfactory completion of the program, the student is eligible for Washington state ESA certification and national (NCSP) certification.
Minimum credits required for degree: 90
Applicants who have completed a bachelor's degree in psychology or sociology that included multiple courses in statistics and/or research can request to waive EDUC 5000 Introduction to Educational Research. Upon admission, these students should submit transcripts to their advisor in order to be considered for this waiver.
For students with a master’s degree, the School Psychology Program offers a 60-credit (minimum) Post-Master’s degree program which leads to the Educational Specialist Degree (EdS). Upon satisfactory completion of the program, the student is eligible for Washington state ESA certification and national (NCSP) certification.
The Post-Master’s Degree program of study follows requirements for the Post-Bachelor’s Degree Program, but the courses and total credits required are determined on an individual basis dependent on the student’s master’s degree, course work, and the state and national certification requirements. All Post-Master’s Degree students complete a supervised of 1200 hours in a school setting.
(may be waived based on prior coursework)
(field-based courses cannot be waived or transferred in)
Minimum credits required for degree: 60 (dependent upon prior coursework)