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MEd/EdS in School Psychology

Estados Unidos

¿Qué aprenderé?

Ready to support students and their families to facilitate a successful school experience

Combining the principles of educational and school psychology, this dual degree program equips you to be a school psychologist that advocates for the best interests of students and their parents, confronting the inequities of our education system along the way. You'll learn skills and strategies to support students both in and outside the classroom, enabling them to have the most successful learning experience possible.

Our Commitment to You

Upon graduation with a dual MEd/EdS degree in school psychology from Loyola, you will possess the following knowledge, skills, and professional values necessary to commence work as a licensed school psychologist.


You'll understand psychology, including such areas as the biological basis of behavior, learning, development, and social and individual differences; understand cultural diversity and implement services in a socially just manner; understand problems associated with the physical, cognitive, social, emotional, and educational development of exceptional children and youth. Plus, you'll learn about the profession of school psychology including the history, roles, and functions; the place of the school psychologist within the overall context of the school; and contemporary problems and issues facing the profession.


You'll conduct psychological and educational assessments, including a special focus on issues related to non-biased assessment of minorities and/or culturally diverse students. You'll also develop individual and group counseling skills and preventive mental health consultative procedures. In addition to conducting individual and team-based consultation in school-based settings, you will also interpret educational-psychological research and apply research findings and procedures to instructional programming and mental health service delivery.


You'll become a leader in the educational community, using your knowledge and expertise to recognize social inequities and disrupt the education system.


Completion of the MEd/EdS degree program in school psychology requires 66 graduate semester hours, including a full-time internship and two comprehensive portfolio examinations. No thesis is required. The program is approved by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) and aligns with the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) School Psychology Standards.

The educational specialist degree is a degree between a master's degree and a doctoral degree. Students with a bachelor's degree are admitted to a combined MEd/EdS program. An MEd degree in educational psychology is earned after the first year of study, leading to entrance to the EdS portion of the program. Students without a master's degree may transfer in a maximum of six graduate semester hours.

¿En cuál departamento estoy?

School of Education

Opciones de estudio

a tiempo completo (66 )

Costos de estudio
USD $970 per credit hour
Fecha de inicio

Esperado Agosto 2023


School of Education

Loyola University Chicago,

820 N. Michigan Ave, Lewis Towers 11th Floor,



60611, United States

Requerimiento de entrada

Para estudiantes de Estados Unidos

The Graduate School welcomes applications from international students who have completed a four-year bachelor's degree from an accredited institution or its equivalent.

Para estudiantes internacionales

To be eligible for admission, your transcript must show an earned bachelor's degree or a bachelor’s degree in progress.

English language requirements:

For the TOEFL, a score of at least 213 on the computer-based test or 550 on the written test is required. The minimum score for the new TOEFL IBT (internet-based test) is 79.

For the IELTS, a minimum score of 6.5 is required.


Fall: December 1

Puede haber diferentes requisitos de IELTS en función del curso elegido.


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