You Can Be the Change in a Child’s Life.

School psychologists make a positive difference every day in children’s lives. With a strong demand for these professionals, you can launch a rewarding career with a competitive edge by enrolling in NSU’s specialist program in school psychology. 

The specialist-level degree in school psychology (Psy.S.) is the national standard for entry into the field and allows for a comprehensive practice and career advancement in schools.

As a graduate of NSU’s specialist program, you will use your expertise in mental health, learning, and behavior to help children and adolescents succeed–academically, socially, behaviorally, and emotionally. You’ll assess students’ needs and provide support and intervention services. You be a partner with families, teachers, and other professionals. You’ll collaborate to improve school policies and community outreach to ensure each child thrives in a safe and supportive environment.

School psychology is rated among the 100 Best Jobs in U.S. News & World Report.  Facing a nationwide shortage, school psychologists are in high demand, particularly professionals with cultural and linguistic-diverse backgrounds.

With a specialist degree, you’ll have choices–with job entry into K-12 public schools, private and charter schools, early childhood settings, and independent private practice.

Wherever you choose, you’ll land a stable career with opportunity to grow.

Apply now for NSU’s specialist degree in School Psychology.

Quick Facts

NSU’s Psy.S. in School Psychology is 79 total credits to complete.
Start Dates
The specialist program is available to start in January.
Delivery Options
Classes for the Psy.S. in School Psychology are offered through evening and weekend programs at our Tampa Bay Regional Campus.
Tuition for the School Psychology program in Tampa is $820 per credit hour.

Career Outcomes

School Psychologist $75,090 Average Salary Per Year

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

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