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It is important to understand all educational and individual requirements for licensing. Capella University cannot guarantee licensure, certification, or endorsement. State regulations vary regarding professional licensure. It is your responsibility to understand and comply with requirements for your state.
Capella University requires all applicants to the EdS in School Psychology program to hold a master’s degree in school psychology or a master’s degree in psychology with a specialization in school psychology. Capella’s EdS in School Psychology program is designed to prepare graduates of Capella’s MS in School Psychology program for an initial School Psychologist credential. Learners admitted into Capella’s EdS in School Psychology program with a master’s degree in school psychology degree or a master’s in psychology with a specialization in school psychology degree from an institution other than Capella will need to work with their enrollment counselor or academic advisor to determine if there is an appropriate plan of study.
Review the Professional Licensure Disclosures document below for state specific rules and regulations.
Capella’s MS in School Psychology program contains 53 quarter credits.
Capella’s EdS in School Psychology program contains 59 quarter credits, 300 practicum hours, and 1,200 internship hours.
34 CFR 668.43(a)(5)(v)- General Disclosures
Per 34 CFR 668.43(a)(5)(v), an institution must provide disclosures if: a program is "designed" to meet the educational requirements for a specific professional license or certification required for an occupation; or advertised as being a program that meets professional licensure educational requirements in a state for that specific occupation. The institution is required to disclose, for each state, whether the program did or did not meet the educational requirements for that state or whether the institution is unable to make such a determination.
Please open this document to review Capella University’s Professional Licensure Disclosures by state for this program: