School Psychology, Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.)
The Doctor of Psychology degree program (Psy.D.) in school psychology trains students to attain certification to practice as school psychologists and/or pursue other doctoral level employment such as university teaching.
- Accredited by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP).
- Wide range of professional options from practicing in K-12 schools or clinics, to teaching in university settings.
- Students have received either full or partial graduate assistantships during their doctoral training.
- Students participate in faculty led research teams throughout their doctoral training.
- Bachelor's degree from an accredited university.
- Graduate Record Examination scores are not required. However, please feel free to include Graduate Record Exam scores if you’d like them to be considered as part of your application
- A personal statement that includes your interest in the doctoral program, your research interests, and your professional aspirations.
- A writing sample.
- Three letters of recommendation; at least two of whom should be university professors who are familiar with your academic ability and professional potential.
Additional Requirements for International Applicants:
- Minimum TOEFL iBT score of 61 or a minimum IELTS score of 5.5
- Credential Evaluation prepared by a National Association of Credentials Evaluation Service member.
|U.S. Based Applicants||International Applicants|
|Fall Start||February 1||February 1|
Time to Completion: 5 years
Graduate Coordinator Contact
Dr. Shawna Petersen-Brown