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Educational, School and Counseling Psychology

About Educational, School and Counseling Psychology Programs

ESCP offers master’s, educational specialist, and PhD degrees. The PhD programs in counseling psychology and school psychology are accredited by the American Psychological Association. The 2005 Faculty Scholarly Productivity Index ranked MU’s graduate program in counseling psychology 4th in the nation and the 2010 U.S. News & World Report ranked it 9th nationally.

Our faculty members create a rich and stimulating learning environment for students through their teaching, research, and service. ESCP has three centers that provide students and faculty with many opportunities to collaborate on research and service-related projects while focusing on improving life for learners in all environments.

Degrees offered

MA in ESCP with emphasis areas in:

  • Counseling Psychology
  • Educational Psychology
  • Health Education and Promotion
  • School Psychology
  • Statistics, Measurement, and Evaluation in Education

MEd in ESCP with emphasis areas in:

  • Career Counseling Psychology
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Educational Psychology
  • Health Education and Promotion
  • Mental Health Practices in Schools
  • Positive Coaching
  • School Counselor, Elementary, Certification
  • School Counselor, Elementary and Secondary, Certification
  • School Counselor, Secondary, Certification
  • School Psychology
  • Sport Psychology
  • Statistics, Measurement, and Evaluation in Education

EdSp in ESCP with emphasis areas in:

  • Counseling Psychology
  • Mental Health Practices in Schools
  • School Psychology, Certification

PhD in ESCP with emphasis areas in:

  • Counseling Psychology
  • Educational Psychology
  • Health Education and Promotion
  • School Psychology, Certification
  • Statistics, Measurement, and Evaluation in Education

Certificates Offered

Contact Information

College of Education
Columbia, MO 65211
573-882-7738
573-884-5989
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