M.S.Ed. in School Psychology

School Psychology

M.S.Ed. in School Psychology

Become a practicing school psychologist, conduct independent research, take a leadership role in special education, or prepare for private practice.

The School Psychology Ed.S. and Ph.D. programs at the IU School of Education prepare students for a variety of roles. Along the way to your final graduate degree, you will earn your master’s in school psychology degree.

The master’s degree is a 36 credit hour degree, consisting of twelve foundational courses. All students in good standing in either the school psychology Ed.S. or Ph.D. programs at Indiana University will be automatically admitted into this master’s degree.


Please note that this degree is only open to current graduate students at Indiana University. For those wishing to pursue a career in school psychology, you must first apply for and be accepted into either the Ed.S. or Ph.D. program. You will then receive this master’s degree on the way to receiving your Ed.S. or Ph.D.

  • Application Deadlines
    Starting SemesterDeadline
    Fall Aug 1
    Spring Dec 1
    Summer Apr 1
    International students are encouraged to apply early to allow extra time for their materials to arrive.
  • Admissions Requirements

    In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Graduate Studies Office will accept unofficial transcripts and self-reported test scores for admission reviews. Any admission made with these documents would be conditioned on receipt of official documents, which should be provided as soon as possible.

    Note: If you are currently enrolled or have applied in the past year, you should qualify for an application fee waiver. Click here for criteria and how to obtain the waiver.

    1. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
    2. Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75 out of 4.00
    3. Completed online application that includes:
      • Transcripts
      • Personal statement
      • Resume
      • GRE scores (required only if applicant does not have an undergraduate or graduate degree from an accredited U.S. institution)
      • Minimum 79 TOEFL score or minimum 6.5 IELTS score (international students only)

    Learn more about how to apply

  • Program Requirements
  • Tuition and Fees

    Per credit hour

    ResidencyTuition*
    IN Resident$444.27
    Non-resident$1515.17

    *Does not include fees, which will vary depending on the number of credits enrolled. Find more information and calculate your expected costs at Student Central.

  • Funding
    • Learn about the variety of fellowships and assistantships that are available to graduate students.
    • Visit Student Central for information about financial assistance.
    • Consult your employer about the availability of tuition reimbursement or tuition assistance programs.
    • Active duty military, veterans, and military families should visit the Center for Veteran and Military Students to take full advantage of available financial assistance and educational benefits.

Our Faculty

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Assistant Professor

Research Areas:
Indigenizing education, decolonizing school psychology, cultural identity, cultural humility
Email:
lnaguila@iu.edu
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Associate Professor

Email:
sbellini@indiana.edu
Phone:
(812) 856-8325
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Associate Professor

Research Areas:
Special Education, Intervention, Early Childhood Special Education, Autism, Students with Disabilities
Email:
shurwitz@indiana.edu
Phone:
(812) 856-8134
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Clinical Assistant Professor

Research Areas:
Trauma-informed MTSS, pediatric medical traumatic stress, socioemotional functioning of hospitalized youth, and issues of equity, cultural competence, and social justice
Email:
ormiston@indiana.edu
Phone:
(812) 855-0352
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Professor

Research Areas:
Social justice, culturally responsive practice, consultation
Email:
dashri@indiana.edu
Phone:
(812) 856-8049

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