Loyola University Chicago

School of Education

Doctor of Education in School Psychology


820 N. Michigan Ave

Lewis Towers Suite 1200

Chicago, IL 60611

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Doctor of Education in School Psychology

Format: Campus

Program Description:

This blended program is designed for practicing school psychologists who wish to advance their careers by obtaining a doctoral degree and was developed to meet the needs of practicing school psychologists to become more informed professionals and leaders within the educational community.

Program Eligibility

Applicants to the EdD program in School Psychology must hold a valid Professional Educator License in Illinois or hold a school psychology license in another state and be eligible to obtain licensure as a school psychologist in Illinois

Program Benefits

  • Take courses in an online blended format during the fall and spring semesters.
  • Take courses in an online blended format and/or on campus during summer sessions.
  • Study with a supportive cohort of students who move together through the program.
  • Graduate from a highly respected university with a strong service and social justice mission.
  • Option to obtain additional certifications as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) or Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) in the state of Illinois.

Program Outcomes

  • Think systematically within the education system.
  • Analyze and interpret systems-level data. 
  • Develop leadership potential.
  • Implement and evaluate evidence-based practices.
  • Further knowledge of inequity within the larger educational community and develop skills to become agents of change.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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