EdSp in Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology

Degree Requirements

The EdSp requires students to select one of the three emphasis areas offered: Counseling Psychology; Mental Health Practices in Schools; School Psychology, Certification.  Requirements differ for each emphasis area, so students should refer to their chosen emphasis area page for detailed requirements.

Admission Criteria

  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Minimum TOEFL score:
Internet-based test (iBT) Paper-based test (PBT)
92 580
  • Recommended GRE Score:
When did you take the GRE? Verbal + Quantitative Analytical
On or After August 1, 2015 305 4.0

Application Deadlines

  • Fall deadline:
    • December 1st Counseling Psychology and School Psychology Doctoral programs
    • January 15th Educational Psychology and Statistics, Measurement, and Evaluation in Education (SMEE)
    • February 1st Counseling Psychology Masters programs

Note: If an applicant is admitted but does not hold a bachelor’s degree in a related discipline or does not have relevant background course work, the applicant must complete prerequisite courses as specified by the faculty of the department.

Required Application Materials

To the Graduate School:

  • All required Graduate School documents
  • Official transcripts
  • GRE scores
  • TOEFL scores
  • 3 letters of recommendation via the online application
  • Personal statement and vitae via online application per departmental requirements

Admission Contact Information

Brooke Hartman (Hartmanem@missouri.edu)
16 Hill Hall; Columbia, MO 65211

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