College of Education & Behavioral Science
Situated on a vast 1,376-acre urban campus in the state's northeastern corner within just 85 miles from Memphis, Arkansas State University is a destination public research institution offering more than 40 world-class degree programs for its over 13,100 students. Boasting a rather high first-year retention rate of 74.5 percent, ASU is currently ranked as the 53rd best regional college, 20th top public school, and 19th best university for veterans in the South by the U.S. News and World Report. The College of Education & Behavioral Science is dedicated to producing highly qualified professionals with the knowledge to improve education and the quality of life for all individuals in our diverse society.
B.S. in Psychology
With the mission of providing undergraduate students with a basic introduction to psychological principles in a stimulating environment, the B.S. in Psychology program seeks to help students foster a better understanding of themselves and others. This degree is ideal for undergrads planning to enter people-oriented careers or continue into graduate school for advanced psychology degree specializations. In addition to learning in "smart" classrooms capable of multimedia instruction, students participate in hands-on research at the experimental psychology lab, computer lab, and animal learning lab on campus.
Ed.S. in Psychology and Counseling with Emphasis on School Psychology
Leading to a Specialist in Education degree, the Ed.S. in Psychology and Counseling program with an emphasis on School Psychology is approved by the NASP for preparing graduate students to start their professional careers as school psychologists. In this 66-credit program, students are equipped with the knowledge needed to work with teachers, parents, students, and other educational professionals to best meet the needs of school-aged children. After completing all coursework and the year-long supervised internship, graduates will be eligible to take the Praxis II School Psychology specialty exam for licensure in Arkansas.
- Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
- National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
- Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association (NCA)
2105 East Aggie Road
Jonesboro, AR 72401