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School Psychology

Fairfield University

24 months
Duration
835 USD/credit 13777 USD/year
835 USD/credit 13777 USD/year
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About

Fairfield University’s Master of Arts (MA) degree and Sixth Year Certificate (SYC) in School Psychology develop competencies in the areas of assessment, consultation, and direct intervention.

Overview

About this Degree

Your education also reflects the conceptual framework of the School of Education and Human Development, emphasizing respect for diversity, the scientist–practitioner tradition, reflective practice, primary prevention, developmental and systems theory, and becoming agents of change.

During your time in the School Psychology program from Fairfield University, you will evolve as a professional through classroom experiences, faculty support, and opportunities to apply your growing knowledge and skills, in school and clinical agencies. You will also learn the importance of self-care to protect against practitioner burnout and to be at your best personally and professionally.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Multicultural Issues in Counseling
  • Developmental and Remedial Reading and Language Arts
  • Issues in Professional Practice in School Psychology
  • Behavioral Statistics
  • Psychology of Personality
  • Psychopathology and Classification
  • Treatment Models for School-Age Youth
  • Developmental Psychology: Theory and Application in Professional Practice
  • Theories of Learning

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

33 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.67
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The GREs are not required, however, as part of the application prospective students must have taken one of the following tests: the Praxis Core, SAT, ACT or GRE and provide official scores for their file. Applicants who do not have passing scores on one or more sections may be required to remediate any deficient area.
  • You should be prepared to answer a series of questions pertaining to your biographical information, program of interest, and educational/ work background. Additionally, you will be required to enter the names and contact information for two references. 
  • As part of the application process, you will be required to submit all official college transcripts (sent directly from your institutions), two recommendations (submitted directly from your references who will receive a unique email link), a personal statement, resume, and test scores (required for programs leading to state certification).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13777 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 835 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    13777 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 835 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Fairfield

1736 - 2740 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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