Careers & Opportunities

Field Experience  

Starting in your second year, you’ll have the chance to work on-site in the Psychoeducational Clinic of Temple University doing comprehensive psychoeducational evaluations with clients, generally between the ages of five and 21. The clinic operates on a sliding scale, and students have a chance to work with families and young people from a diverse range of backgrounds.

    School Partnerships & Associations

    • Pennsylvania Department of Human Services: A recent partnership between the College of Education and the Department of Human Services has allowed students in the on-campus clinic to work with underserved populations and conduct comprehensive evaluations with young people in the community.
    • Steppingstone Scholars Program: The department recently partnered with this nonprofit to place students in the school districts in and around Philadelphia. Steppingstone Scholars works with with families and school partners to provide rigorous educational programming and support for talented underserved students in the Philadelphia Region.


    Graduates of the School Psychology EdS typically practice school psychology in either public or private schools, conducting evaluations and developing intervention programs. Others go on to become educational consultants or supervisors of special education. Currently, the program has 100 percent internship and job placement rates for its students and graduates.

    Career Services

    The College of Education offers a range of career development services to its students. You can also visit the university Career Center for support during your job or internship search. Drop in for a short visit or schedule a 30-minute coaching session to discuss components of your professional profile, including your résumé and LinkedIn presence.

    You’ll also have access to


    Career opportunities and mid-career salaries for the School Psychology EdS may include the following examples.


    Median Salary*

    Clinical Psychologists


    Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists


    Industrial-Organizational Psychologists


    Mental Health & Substance Abuse Social Workers


    Neuropsychologists & Clinical Neuropsychologists




    Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary


    Substance Abuse & Behavioral Disorder Counselors


    * Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).