M.A./Certification Program Goals, Objectives, and Competencies
Goal 1. Program graduates will learn a solid foundational understanding of broad psychological principles.
Goal 2. Program graduates will learn the profession and professional practice of school psychology
Objective 3. To prepare psychologists who practice as socially competent professionals who are effective communicators, collaborators and life-long learners.
Goal 3. Program graduates will learn appropriate assessment and intervention methodologies.
Objective 5. To prepare psychologists who take an evidence-based, problem-solving approach in their prevention and intervention practices with systems and individuals.
Goal 4. Program graduates will learn to be consumers and producers of research.
Objective 6. To prepare students with understanding and skill in the process of scientific inquiry in research and practice.
Objective 7. To prepare students to contribute work to the scientific community through publications and presentations.
Competency 7B. Students will develop skills in explaining and presenting research findings.
A list of course requirements, a typical program of study and more detailed information can be found in our School Psychology MA/Specialist Program Handbook (PDF).