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School Psychology

Marist College

36 months
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850 USD/credit
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If you're interested in starting your career in this rewarding and exciting field, the School Psychology programme from Marist Collegeprogram offers on-campus courses, professional field experiences in school districts, and leads to New York State Education Department (NYSED) certification as a school psychologist. 

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Overview

Did you know that U.S. News & World Report has ranked school psychology as the #1 Best Social Service Job and #17 out of 100 Best Jobs? 

Distinctions of the School Psychology Program from Marist College :

  • The MA in School Psychology program is approved by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP), preparing students to work as practicing school psychologists and leading to New York State certification and eligibility for National Certification as a School Psychologist (NCSP).
  • Excellent employment outcomes: 82% of the Class of 2014 secured temporary, part-time, or full-time positions as school psychologists within six months of graduation.
  • Small classes enhance student/faculty interaction.
  • Evening classes in your first year allow you to work and study during the daytime.
  • Core School Psychology faculty are experienced, certified, school psychologists.
  • Specialized Career Services assistance for students and alumni.
  • Scholarships, assistantships, and organizational partnerships help reduce tuition costs.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Cognitive Assessment
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Application of Personality Theory to School Psychology
  • Professional Orientation & Ethics in School Psychology
  • Academic Assessment
  • Psychopathology for School Psychologists
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Research Design & Data Analysis in School Psychology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Credits

62 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Unofficial transcripts from each college/university attended.  The undergraduate transcript should document a major in psychology or a closely related field.  It must also indicate a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 (based on a system where a 4.0 equals an A grade).
  • Current resume
  • Personal statement outlining educational background, experiences, and goals, and the reason(s) for selecting Marist’s MA in School Psychology program
  • Three letters of recommendation (from your instructors or work supervisors)
  • Interview with the program director

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    850 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 850 USD per credit during 36 months.
  • National

    850 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 850 USD per credit during 36 months.

Health Insurance: $3,275

Living costs for Poughkeepsie

1138 - 2480 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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