School Psychology EdS


Preparing future school psychologists in evidence-based practices to promote positive outcomes for children, families, and schools

The Specialist-Level (Ed.S.) School Psychology Program at the University of Cincinnati is dedicated to preparing highly competent professional school psychologists according to the scientist-practitioner model. As a result of their comprehensive training, UC Ed.S. graduates are prepared to make significant contributions to this challenging field through the most up-to-date and research-based professional practice, child and family advocacy, and leadership for best practices. For more detailed information about the Program curriculum and field experiences, please refer to the:

EdS Curriculum Sequence

The Specialist-level Program includes 2 years of full-time study followed by a 10-month (1500 clock hour), full-time, supervised internship in a school setting. Learn more about the EdS plan of study.


The School Psychology Specialist Program is fully approved by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) and the educator preparation provider (UC College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services) is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). The Program also is accredited by the Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI) and the curriculum includes a course sequence approved by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB).

Program Goals

By graduation, you will be able to:

  • participate in up-to-date and research based professional practices
  • operate from an eco-behavioral orientation and emphasize the delivery of school psychological services from a consultative, collaborative problem-solving framework to prevent and remediate learning and behavior problems
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