The educational specialist (Ed.S.) program in psychological and quantitative foundations with a school psychology subprogram requires a minimum of 66 s.h. of graduate credit. The program provides course work and supervised field experience in education and psychology, enabling graduates to qualify for Iowa licensure as a school psychologist (State of Iowa endorsement 236). The Ed.S. degree is an option for current students in the Ph.D. in psychological and quantitative foundations with a school psychology subprogram.

The curriculum includes courses in psychological foundations, psychoeducational foundations, school psychology, and research methods. Other requirements include a written portfolio and a project paper prepared in conjunction with PSQF:7342 Research Project in School Psychology.

The Ed.S. in psychological and quantitative foundations requires the following course work.

First Year

Fall
PSQF:5218Foundations of School Psychology4
PSQF:7310Intelligence Assessment3
EDTL:4900Foundations of Special Education3
EDTL:7953Seminar: Single Subject Design Research3
Prepracticum
Spring
PSQF:6206Advanced Child Development3
PSQF:6238Assessment of Learning Differences3
PSQF:6263Consultation Theory and Practice3
PSQF:7237Beginning Practicum in School Psychological Service3
PSQF:7342Research Project in School Psychology (Ed.S. project)1
Summer
PSQF:6235Multicultural Counseling3
or RCE:5202 Introduction to Group Counseling
or RCE:5222 Counseling Children and Adolescents in Schools
PSQF:7237Beginning Practicum in School Psychological Service (community practicum)2
PSQF:7342Research Project in School Psychology (Ed.S. project)1

Second Year

Fall
PSQF:7313Psychopathology in Childhood3
PSQF:7337Advanced Practicum in School Psychology (schools)3
PSQF:7342Research Project in School Psychology (Ed.S. project)1
PSQF:7345Academic Interventions3
PSQF:7465Issues and Ethics in Professional Psychology3
Spring
PSQF:6243Intermediate Statistical Methods4
PSQF:7315Social and Emotional Assessment of Children and Adolescents3
PSQF:7337Advanced Practicum in School Psychology (schools)3
EDTL:4950Behavioral and Social Interventions3
Summer
PSQF:6235Multicultural Counseling3
or RCE:5202 Introduction to Group Counseling
or RCE:5222 Counseling Children and Adolescents in Schools
PSQF:7437Internship in School Psychology3

Third Year

Fall
PSQF:7437Internship in School Psychology (paid Ed.S. field experience)1
Spring
PSQF:7437Internship in School Psychology (paid Ed.S. field experience)1