A 3-year program for Licensed Specialists in School Psychology, for those interested in assessment and instructional programming for students with special needs.
The Trinity School Psychology Program provides foundations in best practices using research-based knowledge to support educators and students. Graduates of the program are eligible for national certification by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP), the largest national association that supports and guides the profession.
Earn certification as a Nationally Certified School Psychologist from the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
Obtain a Texas LSSP
Earn licensure as a Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP) awarded by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists
Secure a Job After Graduation
100 percent employment for those seeking positions
24 Hours Per Week
Starting in year one, spend 24 hours per week immersed in a school environment.
What You'll Study
Master the theories of behavior, counseling, and psychotherapy
Understand and be able to utilize the theories of behavior, learning, and emotional development to assist students, teachers, and families.
Dynamic, experienced educators with genuine interest in student success
Students enjoy small classes and individual attention from nationally recognized faculty. Adjunct faculty are comprised of school psychologists, neuropsychologists, educators, and researchers active in their fields.
The San Antonio community provides an important setting for students’ educational experiences. The graduate assistantship places students in an educational setting from their first day in the program for twenty-four hours per week during the school year. After two years in the program, students advance to a third-year, paid full-time internship.
The Trinity Education Department sends third-year interns to the Texas Association of School Psychologists’ annual meeting where students network with practicing school psychologists.
When You Graduate
Nurturing positive change
Graduates become advocates for students and schools, supporting healthy educational and emotional development. Most graduates begin their careers in a school setting immediately; several have continued on to pursue doctoral degrees.
Tigers excel as leaders in the fields of consultation, assessment, intervention, prevention, research, policy, and planning. These are areas of high demand across the country, and Trinity graduates possess a degree and set of credentials that can be taken anywhere.
- School Psychology
- Health and Wellness Services
- Private Practice
Companies who have hired Trinity graduates:
The NCSP is a national certification that can be taken to any state in the U.S. Students have joined school districts across the nation, and some have utilized their degrees internationally.
Notably, in the state of Texas, students have joined many districts including:
- San Antonio Independent School District
- Cy-Fair Independent School District
- Northside Independent School District
- Northeast ISD
- The University of Texas at Austin
- Richardson ISD