School Psychology, M.A. | The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley | Texas City, United States
24 months
Duration
15676 USD/year
15676 USD/year
8332 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley offers a Master of Arts degree program in School Psychology.

Overview

The purpose of the 69-hour School Psychology Master of Arts degree program from The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is to prepare school psychologists to work with children, adolescents, and families from diverse socio-cultural and linguistic backgrounds. The degree program includes a year-long supervised internship. 

Key Features 

  • The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, School Psychology program is in accordance with the scientist-practitioner model of training, which emphasizes school psychologists to use empirical research in practice. 
  • The program training includes preparation in mental health and educational interventions, child development, learning, behavior, motivation, curriculum and instruction, assessment, consultation, collaboration, school law, and school systems.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theories of Psychotherapy
  • Methods of Techniques in Psychotherapy
  • Socio-Cultural Contexts of Education
  • Child and Adolescent Psychopathology
  • Legal, Ethical, and Professional Issues in School Psychology
  • Academic Assessment and Intervention

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

69 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
150 (verbal)
141 (quantitative)
4 (analytical)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution in the United States or a recognized international equivalent in a similar or related field preferred.
  • Undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0.
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) with minimum scores of 150 Verbal, 141 Quantitative, and 4.0 Analytical are required.
  • Three letters of recommendation from individuals in a position to judge the professional and academic potential of the applicant. At least one should be from a university professor in the applicant’s major area of study.
  • Letter of intent indicating reasons for pursuing the degree.
  • Cleared Criminal Background Check.
  • Personal interview (Upon completing application).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15676 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7838 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    15676 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7838 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    8332 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4166 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Texas City

882 - 1634 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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