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School Psychology, M.S. / Adv. Crt.

Application Deadline

February 1st

Next start date

May 21, 2018

Cost per credit hour

$453*

Credit hours

63-69

A master's degree in School Psychology gives you the opportunity to leverage your knowledge to move into the growing and critically important field of school psychology. Our program will help you build your knowledge about effective instruction and schooling while gaining experience in the complex and diverse field of education. Our students will benefit from small class sizes and close interaction between students and faculty.

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What you will study: 

Our psychology program trains students to understand and enhance the social, emotional, and academic functioning of children and adolescents and to improve systems in which they grow, learn, and communicate. The program will provide authentic forms of professional practice early in training sequences to prepare our students for job placement.

  • CPS 505 - Psychological Foundations: Psychopathology, credit: 3
  • CPS 503 - Psychological Foundations: Personality, credit: 3
  • CPS 510 - Counseling Theory and Process, credit: 3
  • CPS 587 - Individual Cognitive Assessment, credit: 3

Read full curriculum in the 2017-2018 Graduate Catalog.

I always wanted to help people. Once I had some classes under my belt and started my practicum and had my own clients, I absolutely loved it. It really fits my personality and what my interests are.
Jaleh Mohammadi, M'12

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Learning outcomes: 

Graduates of this program will be prepared to provide psychoeducational services at schools, by being able to provide assistance to students, parents, and other education professionals. Our program offers students the option to earn a master of science or post-master’s advanced certificate. Upon graduation, students are eligible for provisional certification as a School Psychology in New York State. Permanent certification may be awarded by the New York State Education Department upon successful completion of 2 years successful experience.


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Our School of Education is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation for Teacher Education (NCATE). This accreditation covers all of our initial teacher preparation programs and advanced educator preparation programs.

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Admission Requirements: 
Official transcript(s)
GPA of at least 3.0
GRE scores
Department interview
Purpose statement
Resume
Two letters of recommendation
$65 application fee