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2013-2014 Graduate Catalog 
    
2013-2014 Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Counseling and Psychology in Education-School Psychology (Ed.S., Ph.D.)


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Degree Requirements for Specialist in Counseling and Psychology in Education - School Psychology Specialization


Specialist in Education, School Psychology: Total 69 credit hours


  • School Psychology core 48 credit hours 
  • Required supporting courses 21 credit hours

Program of Study


Program Trial Term

- All students in the School Psychology program must complete a trial term consisting of a minimum of 9 graduate credit-hours. Toward the end of the trial term, the student will complete a preliminary examination. Following this examination, students complete a preliminary interview with all program faculty. Successful passage of the preliminary examination and the maintenance of a grade point average of 3.0 allows the student to continue full admission status.

Note


- Two consecutive academic years are required in-residence.

- Students must maintain an overall GPA of 3.0 or above throughout the program.

- A student may repeat only one of the following courses in which he/she obtained a “C” or below, and the failure to obtain a grade of “B” or better the second time may result in dismissal from the program. Students may appeal the decision for dismissal and make a request for exception with the School Psychology Committee (see School Psychology Student Handbook):

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- Students must pass a comprehensive final examination that consists of written and multiple choice sections.

- Students must take the Praxis II exam and obtain a passing score prior to graduation.

Degree Requirements for Doctor of Philosophy in Counseling and Psychology in Education - School Psychology Specialization


Doctor of Philosophy, School Psychology: Total 110 credit hours


  • School Psychology core 59 credit hours
  • Dissertation 15 credit hours
  • Supporting courses 36 credit hours

 

Program Trial Term


- All students in the School Psychology program must complete a trial term consisting of a minimum of 9 graduate credit-hours. Toward the end of the trial term, the student will complete a preliminary examination. Following this examination, students complete a preliminary interview with all program faculty. Successful passage of the preliminary examination and the maintenance of a grade point average of 3.5 allows the student to continue full admission status.

Additional Requirements


- Two consecutive academic years are required in-residence.

- Students must maintain an overall GPA of 3.5 or above throughout the program.

- A student may repeat only one of the following courses in which he/she obtained a “C” or below, and the failure to obtain a grade of “B” or better the second time may result in dismissal from the program: SPSY 761, SPSY 795, SPSY 894D, COUN 786, COUN 795.  Students may appeal the decision for dismissal and make a request for exception with the School Psychology Committee.

- Students must pass a comprehensive final examination that consists of written and multiple choice sections.

- Students must take the Praxis II exam and obtain a passing score prior to graduation.

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