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School Psychology

Support students through their formative years.


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Credential in Pupil Personnel Services, School Psychology


This program is designed for students with a master’s degree in the psychology, counseling, or education fields who want to pursue a career as a credentialed California school counselor in K–12 schools. This program will guide you in the next steps toward a career in school counseling and prepare you to help students succeed in school and life.


MAE in School Psychology with Pupil Personnel Services Credential

Clinical Counseling

This program is an accredited graduate degree program that will prepare you to fulfill the critical role of acting as a guiding light for students during their most formative years. Whether you plan on becoming a school psychologist or an educator, you’ll complete the program with the tools and skills you need to succeed in this important work. 


EdS in School Psychology with Pupil Personnel Services Credential


This educational specialist credential program prepares you to provide counseling support for K–12 students who need to overcome personal and academic challenges or plan for life after high school. Courses in adolescent behavior, methodology, evaluation, and counseling prepare you to give every student a chance to prosper.


PsyD in Educational Psychology

Educational Leadership and Management

This program offers coursework in leadership, consultation, global education, research design, program development, law, ethics, equity, and social justice. Coursework in multicultural counseling, developmental psychopathology, and psychopharmacology deepens your understanding to support students and families and can increase your knowledge and skills in promoting change in educational systems.


Meet Your Program Director

evangeline akridge
Assistant Professor & Program Director
California School of Education
james adams
Associate Professor & Program Director
California School of Education

Program Overview

Alliant school psychology programs, offered through the California School of Education, prepare our graduate students to help guide children through their most vital formative years. Our master of arts in school psychology, PPS credential, and PsyD in educational psychology graduate students use the skills and techniques learned in these programs and are committed to helping students succeed throughout their educational experience. If you’re looking to earn your degree as a school psychologist or an educational specialist, Alliant can help you get started through a master’s degree or doctoral program online.

Advance Your Career

Accredited School Psychology Programs in California

School psychologists play an essential role in the development of future generations, and counseling students during these critical years can have a major impact on both their learning and personal development. That's why it’s essential that professional psychologists have the proper skills, training, and knowledge before starting their profession. At Alliant, our psychology students are trained by experienced faculty members in all of their academic courses so they can receive the best education possible. 

Our school psychology master’s programs and accreditation certification courses are meant to provide you with the best education possible, so you’re equipped to walk into the workforce with complete confidence and make a positive impact on future generations.

If you’re looking to learn more about school psychology degrees, to obtain a master’s in educational psychology, or do an academic credential program for accreditation, you can complete these online programs from the comfort of your home. 

Earning your Degree at Alliant

School or educational psychologists play a pivotal role in the development of students and their mental health. If you're looking for a nationally certified specialist degree or psychology graduate program, consider Alliant International University online school psychology programs. Our professional faculty will teach you valuable skills, training techniques, and essential knowledge needed to be an educational specialist or school psychologist.

If you're looking for a psychology program, whether to earn an educational psychology degree or school psychology degree in California, SCOE is the perfect place to start. For more information about  our graduate programs, contact our admissions office today.

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