Special Education M.A.

Number of Pages


Year Approved


First Advisor

Strand, Charles

Second Reader

Jan Mrozinski;


Mental health is an important topic about which many people have heard or learned about. It affects all people in various ways and can especially affect careers, schooling and social lives. Because of this, it is imperative to understand how mental health correlates with students and their academic performance. This literature review with application thesis reviews many aspects of mental health and school performance through the exploration of scholarly articles. First, it explores what mental health is and all it entails. It then moves on to assess school performance and what can affect it. Lastly, the review correlates the two and how significantly mental health can affect school performance. The application thesis adventures through what a possible mental health screening could look like and tiered interventions to support mental health with students who may need extra support.

Degree Name

Special Education M.A.

Document Type

Masterʼs thesis