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Education Specialist Programs

Advance your studies in school psychology or school counseling.


Education Specialist Degree

An EdS degree in school psychology or school counseling will help you better understand human development and give you new and improved ways to help students grow and learn. It can also present new career opportunities in the field of education, such as private practice, higher education teaching, supervision, administration, and specialty K–12 positions.

Deepen your knowledge of K–12 support services while growing your understanding in the application of evidence-based interventions and assessments in these advanced degree programs.


EdS Programs at Alliant

The EdS in school counseling with pupil personnel services credential program has an emphasis in school-based mental health (SBMH). It gives you the skills and confidence to provide education-related mental health services and evaluations in a school setting, and prepares you for the PPS credential so you can practice in California’s schools.

The EdS in school psychology with pupil personnel services 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.

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Why Choose Alliant for Your EdS Program?

Throughout your online EdS program, you'll learn from experienced faculty that encourage you to reach your academic and personal goals. 

You'll find an ethos at Alliant that is welcoming and promotes diversity. This creates an atmosphere of acceptance that allows you to learn from other perspectives and cultures, translating your academic experience into human growth and a better understanding of your peers. 

Earn your EdS degree at Alliant International University.

Rodrigo Enciso

This is a profession in which you can really change hearts and minds, and gives you the opportunity to transform systems and provide support that can increase your impact in the lives of students.

Rodrigo Enciso
School Psychologist and CSOE Alumnus