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Education Specialist in School Psychology

Offered: Hybrid

Credit Hours: 70

Est. Time to complete: 3 years


Average Earnings: $87,550

Careers in Education (Psychology)

  • School Psychologist
  • School Based Practioners

Advance your career
As a school psychologist, you will enhance the lives of students and their communities by promoting student achievement and wellbeing. With the U.S. experiencing a shortage in this field, you can create positive change in a career with high job placement.

Learn with Minot State
We are dedicated to training skilled school psychologists and offer the most affordable program in the country. Our NASP-approved program is flexible, permitting you to balance your educational experience with work and your lifestyle.  

The Education Specialist in School Psychology program will provide you with the theoretical and practical skills needed to be an effect school psychologist. The program emphasizes thorough grounding in best practices and hands-on work with children, training practitioners who are culturally competent service providers.

Our curriculum emphasizes assessment skills, intervention techniques, and consultative strategies through numerous practicum opportunities. Completion includes two years of coursework followed by a one year (two semesters) professional internship.

Grant opportunity
The North Dakota School Psychology Service Grant will provide funding and financial support for participants. Learn more and apply today.

Be inspired. . . earn your Education Specialist in School Psychology

National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) approved program.
Advance your career
The EdS School Psychology degree leads to a person becoming a Nationally Certified School Psychologist (NCSP)
Tuition and fees
US Department of Education grant that will remove financial barriers for students from diverse backgrounds and low income areas. All students are eligible to apply. The grant provides tuition, fees, book allowance, conference attendance, and more
Experienced Faculty
The School Psychology faculty has over 55 years of field-based experience as practicing School Psychologists.

About Minot State University
Minot State University is a public university dedicated to excellence in education, scholarship, and community engagement achieved through rigorous academic experiences, active learning environments, commitment to public service, and a vibrant campus life.

The school psychology program at Minot State University is approved by the National Association of School Psychologists.

Minot State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (, a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

All Minot State programs fulfill the requirements for licensure in the state of North Dakota. If you are seeking a professional license in a state other than North Dakota, learn more about program disclosures and licensure requirements at

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