Ph.D. in School Psychology
The aim of the doctoral program is to develop health service providers in the specialty of school psychology who are able to apply, through careers in research and practice, psychological and educational principles to improve the psychosocial environments of children (ages birth-21) and their families.
Students admitted to the Ph.D. program complete a master’s in Foundations of Professional Psychology en route to the Ph.D.
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 be qualified to assume positions as university professors, educational evaluators, private consultants, and therapists.
- Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association.
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 St. NE
Washington, DC 20002
APA accreditation website
- Approved by the National Association of School Psychologists
127-128 credit hours including a master's degree en route
Time to Completion