The Master of Science in School Psychology at University of Hartford prepares school psychologists with particular competencies to work with children, families, and educational systems. It is designed to prepare highly qualified practitioners whose primary role is to maximize learning and developmental opportunities for children. Specifically, the program’s primary goal is to produce highly competent clinicians who will meet employment demands for services involving:
- Assessment and Diagnosis
- Counseling and Psychotherapy
- Consultation and Collaboration
The program is planned to be completed in three academic years of full-time study. The program is administratively housed within the Department of Psychology in the College of Arts and Sciences, is part of the Certification Council in the School of Education, and the program holds accreditation from the Connecticut State Department of Education, as well as national approval from the National Association of School Psychologists and National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education partnership (NASP/NCATE).
Program Learning Outcomes
Master of Science in School Psychology students will:
- Have knowledge of data-based decision making and accountability.
- Demonstrate knowledge and skills in consultation and collaboration.
- Demonstrate knowledge and skills in interventions and instructional support necessary to assist in the development of academic skills.
- Demonstrate knowledge and skills in interventions and mental health services that will assist with the development of social and life skills.
- Demonstrate knowledge and skills pertinent to school-wide practices that promote learning.
- Demonstrate knowledge and skills in preventive and responsive services.
- Statistics for Psychology
- Research Methods for Psychology
- History and Systems in Psychology
- Lifespan Development
- Infant and Child Development
- Adolescent and Adult Development
- Brain and Behaviour
- Physiological Psychology
- Thinking, Memory and Problem Solving
- Motivation and Emotion
- Personality Psychology
- Abnormal Psychology
- Psychology of Adjustment
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
- Priority Deadline - Jan. 15
DisciplinesPsychology Educational Psychology View 607 other Masters in Educational Psychology in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- An online application
- A non-refundable application fee of $50 (to be paid online)
- Official transcripts for all collegiate level coursework forwarded to the University of Hartford
- A letter of intent as specified in the online application
- Three Letters of Recommendation as specified in the online application
International16685 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 705 USD per credit during 36 months.
National16685 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 705 USD per credit during 36 months.
Living costs for West Hartford
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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