School Psychology Program (M.A., Ed.S.)



NASP Approved and CAEP accredited

Our program is a NASP Approved Program and CAEP accredited. Our most recent review in 2020 granted us NASP approval through 2027.


3-year (M.A., Ed.S.) program

Earn two degrees after completing the program.

  • M.A., 1 year
  • Ed.S., 3 years


Professional Preparation

Field experience provided each year including a first-year prepractica, second-year practica, and third-year internship. 


  • Our students have opportunities for scholarships. Our current student, Emily Licata, was the recipient of the 2021 Valorie Wolcott Mendelson OSPA Scholarship and was presented with the award at the 2021 OSPA Fall Conference.
  • Our faculty are active in the community. Drs. Cochrane and Wood were awarded a grant in Spring 2021 from the Ohio Department of Education to establish a partnership with Sylvania Southview High School to support students’ mental health and well-being, and to increase their academic engagement.
  • We have unique training opportunities. In Fall 2021 Drs. Reynolds and Wood have partnered with Toledo Public Schools to direct a Mobile Academic Clinic that provides first-year school psychology graduate students the unique opportunity to provide reading interventions to early elementary students.
  • We have an active UToledo School Psychology Student Association. Involvement in planning and delivering the UToledo school psychology summer institute, the primary fundraiser for the organization which is used to help students attend professional conferences.
  • We meet with and see our students and advisees regularly.  Faculty and students interact on a daily basis and faculty members are on campus. To ensure faculty-student connections and student success, faculty members serve as advisors and meet formally and face-to-face with each advisee one time per semester.
  • We engage in Collaborative Faculty and Student Research. Since 2010 we have engaged in collaborative research with students. We have presented at our national conference (NASP) and at state conferences (both OSPA and MASP). We work to publish collaborative research in peer-reviewed journals.  

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What is a school psychologist?

Group of psychology studentsSchool psychologists are uniquely qualified members of school teams who support students' ability to learn and teachers' ability to teach.

School psychologists...

  • Help schools successfully improve academic achievement
  • Promote positive behavior and mental health
  • Improve school-wide assessment and accountability
  • Create safe, positive school climates
  • Strengthen family-school partnerships
  • Support diverse learners

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About the field

#5 in Best Social Services Jobs

#24 in Best STEM Jobs

10.4% projected employment growth from 2020-2030

$79,820 median salary 

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Dr. Jennifer Reynolds

Jennifer L. Reynolds, Ph.D., NCSP

Associate Professor and Program Director


Last Updated: 10/25/22