Academic Catalog

School and Community Psychology (M.A.)

An admissions moratorium is in effect for this program.

Admission to this program is contingent upon admission to the Graduate School. A minimum of fifteen credits in psychology or educational psychology is prerequisite to admission. A program area application, the verbal and quantitative sections of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE), three letters of recommendation and a personal interview are required for admission consideration. Applications are accepted between September 1 and February 1. Students are admitted once each year and must begin the program in the fall semester of the year for which they are admitted.  It is a cohort program so students are given a sequence in which to take classes. In addition to uploading transcripts to an online Graduate Admission application, there are additional items to be submitted directly to the program.  Contact the program secretary for guidance in applying.  As part of the completion of the master's program, students move into a graduate certificate program that culminates at the end of year 3.

Course work requirements include:

EDP 7220Psychotherapy with Children and Adolescents4
EDP 7260School-Based Consultation and Intervention3
EDP 7300Ethics, Standards, and the Practice of Psychology4
EDP 7400Foundations of Social Psychology3
EDP 7410Human Developmental Psychology3-4
EDP 7420Introduction to Behavioral Psychology4
EDP 7430 Foundations in Cognitive, Behavioral, and Affective Therapeuatic Methods 4
EDP 7561Assessment of Cognitive Functioning4
EDP 7562Assessment of Personality and Social-emotional Functioning4
EDP 7563Assessment of Academic Achievement3
EDP 7564Assessment and Intervention for Academic Learning Difficulties4
EDP 7610Child and Adolescent Psychopathology3
EDP 8320Practicum in Clinical Procedures I1-8
EDP 8330Practicum/Field Experience in School Psychology 1-8
EDP 8360Internship in School Psychology1-8
EER 7640Fundamentals of Quantitative Research3
ED 7999Terminal Master's Seminar and Essay or Project3
Total Credits52-74

All course work must be completed in accordance with the academic procedures of the College of Education and the Graduate School's regulations governing graduate scholarship and degrees.

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