School Psychology M.Ed./Ed.S.
The school psychology program at Georgia State University is recognized by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) as demonstrating a commitment to diversity issues through the recruitment and retention of students from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, multicultural curricular emphasis, faculty members involved in multicultural research and outreach, and participation in related research and training grants.
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- Two Year Projected Course Offerings
Course description and classes
|Catherine Perkins, Ph.D.
|Entrance Test||GRE & GACE Program Admission or meets certification requirements in Georgia|
|Undergrad GPA||2.50 and 3.25 graduate (must hold master's degree in School Psychology)|
|Recommendation Letters||Three letters of recommendation|
|Other Supporting Materials||goals statement, resume, writing sample (cannot be goals statement), interview|
|Graduate Admissions Information||Visit our graduate admissions page to learn how to apply|
|If you're ready to go…||Apply Now!|
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- “GACE Program Admission” means that the applicant must have passed all three basic skills areas of the GACE Program Admission Assessment.
- “Georgia Educator Ethics — Program Entry Assessment” means that the applicant must take this assessment (applicants to Educational Leadership programs take the Georgia Ethics for Educational Leadership — Program Entry Assessment, instead). You will receive a certificate once you complete the assessment.
- GRE scores may not be more than five years old at the time of application.
- All documents and materials submitted in consideration for admission to a program become the property of Georgia State University and cannot be returned at any time.
Ph.D. GRE Admission Guidelines
An official score on the Graduate Record Examination General Test is required for admission to Ph.D. programs in the College of Education and Human Development. While it is important to note that GRE scores are used along with other criteria established by departments and programs when determining admission, a score of 155 or higher on the verbal section and 151 or higher on the quantitative section will make the application more competitive.
GACE Program Admission & Georgia Educator Ethics (Program Entry) Assessments
Students seeking admission to a program for initial certification from the State of Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GaPSC) are required to pass the GACE Program Admission Assessment (or provide an exemption — Attention: GSU will not exempt for holders of Master’s degrees) and the Georgia Educator Ethics — Program Entry Assessment (applicants for the Educational Leadership programs take the Georgia Ethics for Educational Leadership — Program Entry Assessment, instead). Applicants who are already certified or meet certification requirements in the State of Georgia do not have to meet this requirement. For more information about these assessments, visit GACE & Georgia Educator Ethics.
The GACE Program Admission Assessment can be exempted based on certain scores from the GRE, the SAT or the ACT (Attention: GSU will not exempt for holders of Master’s degrees). The current options for satisfying the GACE Program Admission Assessment, including exemptions (attention: GSU will not exempt for holders of master’s degrees), are outlined here (scroll to “Options to Satisfy the Program Admission Requirement”) Go to GACE’s “about” page for more information about the GACE Program Admission Assessment, including test dates and registration.