School-Based Mental Health
In This Section
- Accelerated Licensure Teacher Academy (ALTA)
- Bilingual Education
- Contact The School Of Education
- CSN To NSC Transfer Program
- Early Childhood Education Center
- School Of Education Student Teaching Application
- School-Based Mental Health
- Scorpions Teach
- Speech Language Pathology
- Speech Pathology Program Admissions
- Teacher Academy
- Teacher Preparation Program Admission
- The Futuro Project
Ed. S. in School Psychology Graduate Program Application
1. A thoughtful written personal statement including responses to all of the following topics
- What is your goal after earning this degree (post grad)?
- Personal motivation for earning this degree?
- Describe a challenging situation you found yourself in and how you resolved it.
- Briefly discuss your educational and/or professional journey. If relevant, include experiences, skills, and/or engagement related to school psychology, education, or special education.
- Identify a strength and a weakness that relates to you as a student.
2. Three (3) letters of recommendation (recommender information will be uploaded into the application)
3. Applicants must have a 3.0 undergraduate GPA
4. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
5. $30 non-refundable application fee
Please note that the GRE is not required for admission to our program.
Are you interested in learning more about the program? Please sign up for a Q & A session.
Join the Program
The application will be available from September 5, 2023 to January 31, 2024. An interview is part of our application process. You will be notified in February 2024 if you have been selected to move to the interview portion.
School-Based Mental Health Careers
Learn more about each career field with our undergraduate minor in School-Based Mental Health. This 18-credit minor can be taken with any undergraduate degree. There are similarities among the three professions and unique differences that distinguish their scope of practice.
Course Work In The Minor
- COU 300 Introduction to Counseling
- EDSP 432 Parent Involvement & Family Engagement
- School Psychologists – 1:500
- School Counselors – 1:250
- School Social Workers – 1:250
As a result, Nevada has identified a need for over a thousand school-based mental health professionals. The ARTERY was created to specifically address this need and to locally grow more school-based mental health providers to proactively work with our students in the school setting.