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School Psychology Ph.D. Program Learning Objectives

We believe in challenging our students, to ensure each graduate leaves with sound knowledge and competencies in the areas of assessment, consultation, prevention and intervention, research, and ethics. A number of standards or competencies must be demonstrated upon completion of the program.

The Ph.D. in School Psychology offers a curriculum within which all students are expected to acquire and demonstrate a substantial understanding of and/or competence in:

  • Professional school psychology (i.e., psychodiagnostic assessment, consultation, intervention, professional practice/ethics, learning, development, statistics, psychoeducational measurement, research design, and special education);
  • Psychological foundations (i.e., biological bases of behavior, cognitive-affective bases of behavior, social bases of behavior, individual bases of behavior, and history and systems of psychology);
  • Research skills, and
  • Appreciation/sensitivity to individual, ethnic, and cultural diversity.

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