Graduates of the School Psychology program of University of Central Arkansas are expected to be reflective and competent professionals committed to the increased understanding of human behavior, continuing professional development, best practices in school psychology, cultural respect and diversity, and ethical standards of professional practice as articulated by the American Psychological Association (APA) and the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP).
Housed within the Department of Psychology and Counseling in the College of Health and Behavioral Sciences, the Specialist in Education program emphasizes the professional identity of school psychologists within the broader field of psychology, a breadth and depth of professional training that prepares candidates to competently perform a variety of school psychology functions, and an education that values and respects cultural diversity among candidates, faculty, and service recipients.
Highlights of the program include:
- 60-credit-hour program including 1,200 hour internship (3 years total)
- Graduate Assistantship positions available – apply through UCA Graduate School
- Close working relationships with School Psychology faculty members
- Opportunities for leadership in departmental graduate student association and as student representatives to Arkansas School Psychology Association and National Association of School Psychologists
- Typically, 6-8 students admitted each year
- Program, including classes, operates during daytime hours only
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- Professional School Psychology
- Theories of Psychotherapy and Counseling
- Advanced Psychological Statistics
- Advanced Developmental Psychology
- Research Design
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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- Graduate School application
- Scores for the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) – general test
- Official transcripts for all undergraduate and graduate coursework
- School Psychology Program Application
- Three (3) letters of recommendation
- Prerequisite coursework—12 semester hours of undergraduate psychology coursework including: General Psychology, Statistics
- Satisfactory completion of a criminal background check
- On-campus interviews are generally required for program applicants.
International704 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 704 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
National704 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 704 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
In-State477 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 477 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
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