The School Psychology program prepares you to serve as a knowledgeable, skilled and reflective school psychologist in California public schools, grades K-12. You’ll learn to understand and address learning and behavioral problems in the classroom, and provide services that help students from varied abilities, cultural backgrounds, and economic levels to succeed academically, emotionally and socially.
Candidates earn both an Educational Specialist degree and a Master of Arts in Educational Psychology, as well as PPS Credential.
For students committed to education and interested in providing insight and guidance to our youth – our school psychology program will put you on the path to becoming a credentialed school psychologist in California.
Acceptance into the graduate program in school psychology is based on multiple criteria. These criteria include academic potential, experience working with children and youth, and compatibility with program philosophy. To be considered for admission the applicant must:
Graduate Record Exam (GRE): achieve the required minimum scores on two out of three of the subsections of the GRE. (Minimum score for Quantitative: 141, minimum score for Verbal: 150, minimum score for Analytic Writing: 4.5.
The school psychology program also requires the following:
Upon successfully completion of all degree and credential and program requirements, graduates may apply to be recommended to the CTC for their PPSP credential. Candidates may do this by filling out the on-line Recommendation Form on the Self Service page on MyBrandman. The candidate’s application is then reviewed and recommended by the Teacher Accreditation Department to the CTC for the credential.
|CSPU 500||Introduction to Counseling and Intervention||3|
|CSPU 510||Introduction to the Ethical Practice of School Psychology||3|
|CSPU 512||Advanced Counseling and Intervention||3|
|CSPU 513||Group Leadership and Intervention||3|
|CSPU 514||Cultural and Community Issues in Counseling||3|
|CSPU 516||Children and Youth in Developmental Center||3|
|CSPU 534||Practicum in School Psychology I||3|
|CSPU 535||Practicum in School Psychology II||3|
|CSPU 616||Leadership and Systems Change||3|
|CSPU 622||Supervision and Mentoring in School Psychology I||3|
|CSPU 623||Supervision and Mentoring in School Psychology II||3|
|CSPU 624||Supervision and Mentoring in School Psychology III||3|
|CSPU 625||Supervision and Mentoring in School Psychology IV||3|
|CSPU 636||Cognitive and Neuropsychological Assessment for Intervention||3|
|CSPU 637||Psychoeducational Assessment I||3|
|CSPU 638||Psychoeducational Assessment II||3|
|CSPU 639||Advanced Positive Behavioral Supports||3|
|CSPU 640||Consultation and Indirect Intervention||3|
|CSPU 641||Best Practices in School Psychology||3|
|CSPU 636||Strategies: Mild and Moderate||3|
|EDUU 600||Research and Evaluation Methods||3|
|EDUU 602||Positive Behavioral Supports||3|
|EDUU 606||Seminar in Learning Theory||3|
|EDUU 655||Individualized Education Plan Development and Special Education Law||3|