Rise to the Challenge


Launch a career helping others as a school, community or rehabilitation counselor, school psychologist or a marriage and family therapist. Master’s and education specialist programs offered.

Monica Sanders
Meet marriage and family therapy master’s student Monica Sanders.

Master's Degree Programs 

The College of Education offers graduate study leading to a Master of Arts (M.A.) or Master of Science (M.S.) degree in education in various concentrations. Some of these concentrations are designed to permit concurrent completion of the requirements for the correspondingly named advanced credentials.

Child Development, Concentration in Early Childhood Mental Health and LPCC

Preparing competent, transdisciplinary psychotherapists to work with diverse client populations throughout the lifespan.

Education with a Concentration in Counseling (Online)

Preparing professionals to address the mental health and relational needs of culturally diverse populations.

Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT)

Preparing students to practice as highly competent entry-level MFT's.

Multicultural Community Counseling (Community-Based Block)

Preparing licensed professional clinical counselors (LPCC).

Rehabilitation Counseling

Preparing students to be effective practitioners, administrators and leaders in the field of rehabilitation.

School Counseling

Preparing school counselors to become leaders, advocates, and systems change agents in our diverse schools.

Education Specialist Degree Program

The SDSU School Psychology Program is accredited by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing and the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP). The program is a four-year integrated graduate-professional program culminating in the Education Specialist (Ed.S.) degree in School Psychology and the California Pupil Personnel Services Credential in School Psychology. Students simultaneously complete and earn: (a) the Masters of Science degree (M.S.) in Counseling with Concentration in School Psychology, usually at the end of their second year in the program, and (b) the California School Psychology Internship Credential at the end of their third year.

School Psychology (Ed.S.)

Preparing school psychologists to work within school settings to empower diverse learners to succeed academically, socially, behaviorally and emotionally.

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