Graduate Program in School Psychology

M.A. (Specialist Level Certification) Program

Students in our school psychology program can earn a master’s degree in psychology and continue on to complete our specialist-level certification program. Our specialist-level program is fully approved by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP). This certification entitlement program typically takes a total of three years (including internship) and involves:

  • A minimum of 60 hours of coursework
  • First year practicum (75 hours) and second year practicum (350 hours)
  • A two-semester internship
  • Competency examination
  • Completion of a portfolio containing performance- and knowledge-based evidence to demonstrate that program competencies have been met
  • We do NOT have a respecialization program; we only take full-time students