SEE YOURSELF SUCCEED WITH A DEGREE IN School Psychology
Join the ranks of our graduates who have gone on to become School Counselors, Licensed Professional Counselors and members of student services in universities.
Enjoy the opportunity of learning from home or at one of our campuses with the guidance and mentorship from faculty who are respected educators in their fields.
Work with our diverse community of students and educators as you explore mental health, student affairs and therapeutic strategies.
Whether it's a full year in the classroom, practicum or internships, you’ll engage in real-world learning experiences that builds confidence and skills.
Located in the Frank Young Education North Building, our Mentor Center provides the information and support you need to reach your career goals
Focus Your Passion
The Department of Psychology and Special Education offers two tracks that cater to your research interests and professional goals. We offer a thesis and non-thesis option. If you’re interested in further graduate work, we recommend the thesis track. Discover which option works best for you.
Become a Licensed Specialist in School Psychology and Nationally Certified School Psychologist at A&M-Commerce. Graduating from our program prepares you for a career in school psychology or private practice.
Career Possibilities and Current Median Salaries
US DOL Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2018
The purpose of this course is to attain knowledge of cognitive functioning and develop skills in the cognitive assessment of children and adolescents.
This course will focus on assessment and diagnostic/eligibility considerations pertaining to children and adolescents (ages 3-21) exhibiting characteristics of various disabilities as defined by IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act) and the DSM-V.
This course will examine the psychological principles and knowledge base underlying the major models and theories of individual, organizational consultation, and supervision. Instruction and practice in the supervision of psychological services conducted in appropriate laboratories and agencies is also provided.
Founded on a decision-making and accountability model, this course provides training in the investigation of theoretical and applied issues relevant to the design, implementation, and evaluation of academic, behavioral, and social-emotional interventions for students in schools.
Graduate Program Cost
Tuition and fees for graduate students taking nine credit hours are $3,669 for Texas residents and $7,341 for non-residents.