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The education specialist in school psychology prepares students for national certification as a school psychologist.

Enrollment Services

Education Specialist in School Psychology

This program provides students with the theoretical and practical skills to be an effective school psychologist. The curriculum emphasizes assessment skills, intervention techniques, and consultative strategies through numerous practicum opportunities. The program trains
practitioners who are culturally competent service providers.

Career advancement
School psychologists are in demand nationwide. Minot State University’s Education Specialist program has a 100 percent placement rate. Most school psychologists work in public or private schools, but school psychologists also work in school-based health centers, clinics, hospitals, universities, community and state agencies, and private practice.

The MSU program emphasizes thorough grounding in best practices and hands-on work with children in the Minot State School Psychology Clinic.

The program is fully approved by the National Association of School Psychologists and meets licensure criteria established by the North Dakota Education Standards and Practice Board. Students graduating from Minot State University’s School Psychology program are
eligible for national certification as a school psychologist.

Graduate assistantships
Graduate research assistantships and graduate teaching assistantships are available in selected programs for eligible graduate students.

Graduate school
MSU Graduate School offers rigorous, fully accredited graduate instruction at an affordable cost.

Graduate faculty hold doctoral degrees and/or have extensive professional expertise in the areas in which they provide instruction and leadership.

Admission requirements
General admission requirements and the application for the Graduate School at MSU may be found on the Graduate School website.

Contact Information

Dr. Joseph Enlger, Ph. D.
Director of School Psychology
Minot State University
500 University Avenue West
Minot, ND 58707
Phone: 701-858-4262 or 1-800-777-0750 ext. 4262

MSU Graduate School
500 University Avenue West
Minot, ND 58707
Phone: 701-858-3250 or 1-800-777-0750 ext. 3250

Admission Applications and Campus Tours at
Enrollment Services - 701-858-3350 or 800-777-0750

Accrediting Agency:
National Association of School Psychologists