School Psychology: MA, MS, MEd, PhD

School Psychology: MA, MS, MEd

Program Information

PROGRAM NAME

School Psychology


PROGRAM LEVEL

Master of Arts (MA), Master of Science (MS), Master of Education (MEd)


COLLEGE/SCHOOL AFFILIATION

College of Education




FINAL DEADLINE

Fall Term: December 16


MEDIAN TIME TO DEGREE

2.7 years


CAMPUS

Eugene


Program Description

The nationally recognized school psychology graduate program offers master’s and doctoral degrees and provides service courses to other College of Education and university programs.

Both the MS and PhD programs have approval from the National Association of School Psychologists. Both the master’s and doctoral programs are approved by the Oregon Teacher Standards and Practices Commission for the education and licensure of school psychologists in the state.

The program’s focus is on prevention and early intervention. It prepares psychologists as leaders and innovators who can identify, assess, and remedy the social and educational problems of children and adults.

Students are trained to be scientists and practitioners from an ecological, data-oriented perspective. Each student’s program of study is tailored to allow the development of individual strengths and interests.

Master’s and doctoral students take course work in the following general areas:

  • Psychological and educational foundations of school psychology:
    • Psychometrics
    • Assessment
    • Research
  • Methods of school-based intervention; professional school psychology
  • Application of research skills
  • Practicum experiences

Every student must complete a one-year, full-time internship.

Graduates of the school psychology program find positions in the United States and abroad, in schools and in other settings. These positions include:

  • Teaching and providing services at infant, preschool, school-age, and adult levels
  • Conducting individual and group intervention programs
  • Coordinating in-service training programs
  • Consulting with teachers about educating children with disabilities and other at-risk students
  • Conducting research, teaching, and coordinating school psychology training programs in colleges and universities
  • Working in the administration of special education programs
  • Delivering a range of psychological and educational services in collaboration with a variety of professionals

Graduates of this program meet State of Oregon licensure requirements and are eligible for the nationally certified school psychologist credential offered by the National Association of School Psychologists.

Program Prerequisites

Some previous work with children in a range of settings including but not limited to formal school settings, aftercare programs, and as part of research studies.

Program Information  Faculty


Application at a Glance

You apply for admission through your program. Detailed instructions are available on the program’s website.

UO Application Requirements

Program-Specific Application Requirements

Required

  • CV
  • GRE (UO Institution Code: 4846)
  • Interview
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Statement of Purpose

Optional

  • Resume

Not Required

  • GMAT

Apply Through Department


School Psychology: PhD

Program Information

PROGRAM NAME

School Psychology


PROGRAM LEVEL

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)


COLLEGE/SCHOOL AFFILIATION

College of Education





FINAL DEADLINE

Fall Term: December 16


MEDIAN TIME TO DEGREE

4.7 years


CAMPUS

Eugene


Program Description

The nationally recognized school psychology graduate program offers master’s and doctoral degrees and provides service courses to other College of Education and university programs.

The doctoral program is accredited by the American Psychological Association Commission on Accreditation and both the MS and PhD programs have approval from the National Association of School Psychologists. Both the master’s and doctoral programs are approved by the Oregon Teacher Standards and Practices Commission for the education and licensure of school psychologists in the state.

The program’s focus is on prevention and early intervention. It prepares psychologists as leaders and innovators who can identify, assess, and remedy the social and educational problems of children and adults.

Students are trained to be scientists and practitioners from an ecological, data-oriented perspective. Each student’s program of study is tailored to allow the development of individual strengths and interests.

Master’s and doctoral students take course work in the following general areas:

  • Psychological and educational foundations of school psychology:
    • Psychometrics
    • Assessment
    • Research
  • Methods of school-based intervention; professional school psychology
  • Application of research skills
  • Practicum experiences

Every student must complete a one-year, full-time internship. Doctoral students also complete a supervised college teaching experience.

Graduates of the school psychology program find positions in the United States and abroad, in schools and in other settings. These positions include:

  • Teaching and providing services at infant, preschool, school-age, and adult levels
  • Conducting individual and group intervention programs
  • Coordinating in-service training programs
  • Consulting with teachers about educating children with disabilities and other at-risk students
  • Conducting research, teaching, and coordinating school psychology training programs in colleges and universities
  • Working in the administration of special education programs
  • Delivering a range of psychological and educational services in collaboration with a variety of professionals

Program Prerequisites

Some previous work with children in a range of settings including but not limited to formal school settings, aftercare programs, and as part of research studies.

Program Information  Faculty


Application at a Glance

You apply for admission through your program. Detailed instructions are available on the program’s website.

UO Application Requirements

Program-Specific Application Requirements

Required

  • CV
  • GRE (UO Institution Code: 4846)
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Statement of Purpose

Optional

  • Resume

Not Required

  • GMAT

Apply Through Department