Educational Specialist in School Psychology with Preliminary License

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This page covers the prerequisites and admissions requirements for Lewis & Clark’s Educational Specialist in School Psychology with Preliminary License program (on campus and hybrid tracks). All Lewis & Clark graduate applicants are also required to fulfill the graduate school’s general admissions requirements.

Please carefully review all admissions requirements as only complete applications will be considered for admission.

Now accepting applications for 2024

Applications will open October 1st

School Psychology Admissions Expectations

To align with national-level (NASP) and state-level (TSPC) standards for the recruitment and admission of school psychology candidates, the Lewis & Clark school psychology program requires that each candidate has experience working with youth in educational or social agencies. In addition, your academic preparation should include coursework in the areas of human development, education, and psychology.

School Psychology Application Requirements

To be considered for admission, the application form and all supporting materials must be received by the Lewis & Clark Graduate Admissions office on or before the published application deadlines.

The following admission requirements apply to both the on campus and hybrid tracks.

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Application files for all Counseling, Therapy, and School Psychology programs are kept for one year. If reapplying for the following year, you will need to submit a new application form and the $50 application fee. If you would like us to use the essay(s), resume, and/or letters of recommendation that were submitted with your old application please notify us of this in writing. If you wish to submit new essays, resume, or letters, send these in with your new application form. The Admissions office will notify you of any additional required documentation. If you are reapplying more than a year from your previous application, you will need to resubmit all required application materials.