Graduate Programs


The University of Toledo’s School Psychology graduate program offers master of arts and education specialist degrees. Our program is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) and approved by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP). 

Our graduate students receive: 

  • Mentoring from outstanding faculty 
  • In-depth field experience in psychology and education through internships and practica 

UToledo School Psychology graduate students become skilled mental-health and instructional specialists who work with young people and their families from evidence-based and culturally sensitive perspectives. 

Top Reasons to Study school psychology at UToledo

  1. Field experiences in year one.
    First-year graduate students participate in a 100-hour pre-practicum that includes a focus on culturally responsive practice. Each Ed.S. student completes an additional 400-hour practicum and 1,200-hour internship. 
  2. Pathway to licensure.
    Because the UToledo program is NASP-approved, Ed.S. graduates scoring above a certain level on the Praxis II test are automatically eligible to apply to be a nationally certified school psychologist in Ohio. 
  3. Collaborative faculty and student research.
    Present or publish research findings at state or national conferences.  
  4. 100% job placement.
    For more than 14 years, every student who completes UToledo's School Psychology Ed.S. program has found a job after graduation. 
  5. Graduate assistantships.
    A limited number of graduate assistantships are available within UToledo’s School of Intervention and Wellness. School Psychology students also have secured graduate assistantships on campus in the Counseling Center, TRIO program and Office of Residence Life.  
  6. Accredited.
    UToledo's School Psychology program is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation and approved by the National Association of School Psychologists. 
  7. Get involved and network.
    Join the UToledo School Psychology Student Organization and attend the UToledo Annual School Psychology Summer Institute, as well as a professional conference. Funds are available to help with fees and travel.  

Engage with student-centered faculty who have experience as practicing school psychologists. UToledo School Psychology graduate faculty are active in their fields as researchers and leaders of professional organizations.  

Faculty members encourage student collaboration in their research. Graduate students have opportunities to present at state and national conferences. 

Current faculty research interests include: 

  • Universal interventions and system-level change 
  • Treatment integrity in schools 
  • Resiliency 
  • Training and supervision in school psychology 
  • Academic and behavioral interventions 
  • Intervention efficiency  
  • Consultation 


What jobs can I get with a school psychology degree?

During the past 14 years, every graduate of UToledo's School Psychology graduate program has found work in the field. This is a true testament to how well we prepare our students to serve as compassionate, culturally aware school psychologists.  

Our graduates work as licensed school psychologists and administrators. Some have pursued doctoral degrees. 







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Last Updated: 11/16/23