School Psychology, PhD
The principal goal of the doctoral program is the training of a scientist-practitioner who possesses a broad and general knowledge of psychology and is able to apply these skills with proficiency in the areas of advanced intervention, assessment, consultation, research and evaluation. Doctoral graduates are eligible for licensure as psychologists through the state licensure board and as school psychologists through the state Department of Education. Additionally, graduates may also be qualified to assume positions as university professors, educational evaluators, private consultants, and therapists.
The Ph.D. program is fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association. The program is also approved by the National Association of School Psychologists.
Questions related to the program’s accredited status should be directed to: Commission on Accreditation Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation American Psychological Association 750 1st Street NE Washington, DC 20002 Phone: (202) 336-5979 E-mail: email@example.com, Web: www.apa.org/ed/accreditation
The program is also approved by the National Association of School Psychologists.
- Fall Admission: December 15
Send the following information to the Department of School Psychology:
Department of School Psychology
Attn: Diane Greenshields
501 20th Street
Campus Box 131
University of Northern Colorado
Greeley, CO 80639
- Written statement (300-500 words) indicating the applicant’s Personal and Professional Reasons for Selecting School Psychology as a Profession
- Supplementary Data Sheet (PDF)
- Current vita
- Applicants must have a GPA over 3.25.
Applicants must also apply to the University of Northern Colorado Graduate School before the program area reviews the applicant’s request for admission. To apply, submit the following materials in a single packet along with the application fee. Failure to submit all required materials will delay the evaluation and screening of your application.
- Submit Graduate Record Examination (GRE) General Test Scores
- Required Minimum: 140 Quantitative; 146 Verbal Reasoning; Combined score of at least 297; Analytic Writing 3.5
- $50 non-refundable application fee
- International Students: $60 non-refundable application fee
- Completed Online Application
- Three Letters of Recommendation (You will start this process after you have completed and submitted the online application.)
- One official copy of transcripts from all accredited college or university attended since completing high school. UNC Alumni need not submit transcripts
- Admissions Application should be submitted to the Graduate School at least 60 days prior to projected enrollment date to ensure adequate processing time.
- Dr. Michelle Athanasiou, On campus Coordinator, 970-351-2356, firstname.lastname@example.org