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Credential in Pupil Personnel Services, School Psychology

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This school psychology 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

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This school psychology online 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 online psychology degree program with the tools and skills you need to succeed in this important work.


EdS in School Psychology with Pupil Personnel Services Credential

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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. The school psychology EdS has courses in adolescent behavior, methodology, evaluation, and counseling that prepare you to give every student a chance to prosper, in the school setting and their career endeavors.


PsyD in Educational Psychology

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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 as a psychology and education specialist to support students and families and can increase your knowledge and skills in promoting change in educational systems.


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Dr. Mueller
CSOE School Psychology Program Director & Assistant Professor
California School of Education

Program Overview

A credentialed school psychologist operates in an educational setting to support students in their academic, social, and emotional well-being. When the need arises, they can work together with schools, homes, and communities to make a positive impact on their students' education.

Alliant International University school psychology programs, offered through the California School of Education (CSOE), 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 counselor education 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.

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Program Benefits

  • The programs are supported and approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC), one of the highest standards in the country and the world.
  • The programs are built around strong partnerships with the education community that open opportunities to network, build relationships, and create prospects for a counseling psychology career 
  • The program internship placement in an approved K-12 public or charter graduate school for hands-on experience in an educational setting.


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 the psychology department's 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 pursue a career with complete confidence to make a positive impact on future generations as a licensed specialist.

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 professional psychology 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. As a graduate student of the online psychology degree, you will acquire the needed knowledge and experience for the position. 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, CSOE is a great place to start. For more information about our graduate programs, contact our admissions office today.

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