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Admissions: M.A., Ed.S. School Psychology

How Do I Apply?

Complete our online application.

Application Deadlines

The deadline for both the M.A. Psychological Studies -- School Psychology Concentration and the Ed.S. School Psychology is April 1st. Students will be advised of their status by April 15th.

Admissions to the Master's Program (Level I)

All students who are interested in the school psychology program apply to the master’s program (known as a Masters in Psychological Studies - School Psychology Concentration). Generally, candidates for admission to the master’s program have earned their undergraduate degree in psychology or in a related area (i.e., education) although other undergraduate majors are also considered.

Candidates who apply to the Masters in Psychological Studies (School Psychology concentration) program are required to submit the following:

  • A completed graduate application
  • Official copies of all previous undergraduate and graduate transcripts
  • Three letters of recommendation, including at least two from former professors
  • A statement of career goals
  • A $75 application fee

*A personal interview is also required

Admissions to the Ed.S. Program (Level II)

After completion of the master’s program, students can apply to the Ed.S. Program in School Psychology. Completion of the master's program does not guarantee admission to the Ed.S. program. It is a separate application process.  This 29-credit program, including practicum and internship, leads to the specialist degree and certification in School Psychology from the New Jersey Department of Education. Students admitted to the Ed.S. Program on or after September 1, 2007 are required to take the Praxis (School Psychology-0401) as part of their Ed.S. graduation requirements.

Candidates who apply to the Ed.S. program School Psychology are required to submit the following:

  • A completed SHU graduate application and fee;
  • Graduate application
  • Official copy of graduate transcripts documenting a 3.25 GPA
  • Two letters of recommendation preferably from Seton Hall University full time faculty
  • A statement of career goals
  • A $75 application fee

*A personal interview is also required