School Psychology, M.A. | Fairleigh Dickinson University | Madison, United States
24 months
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1143 USD/credit 34290 USD/year
1143 USD/credit 34290 USD/year
1143 USD/credit 34290 USD/year
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About

The School Psychology program at Fairleigh Dickinson University  provides the education to become a professional school psychologist at the Specialist level (60 credits).

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Overview

The School Psychology program at Fairleigh Dickinson University   features opportunities to develop special competencies in areas such as assessment, identifying and treating behavior problems in children and adolescent, utilizing curriculum-based measurement tools to assess school health and student progress, and providing evidence-based therapeutic services to children and adolescents.

A multitude of settings are available for practicum and externship training, including varied public and private schools in Bergen County. The school psychology program is recognized by and registered with the New Jersey State Department of Education. The program holds full NASP approval, and graduates are able eligible to become Nationally Certified School Psychologists upon successful completion of the program.

Program outcomes

The School Psychology Programs (MA/Cert and Psy.D.) adhere to the recommended APA and NASP guidelines and objectives with specifically developed assessments corresponding to the specified objectives.

  • Students will obtain and apply knowledge of varied models and methods of assessment that can be used to identify strengths and needs in understanding problems and monitoring progress.
  • Students will obtain and apply knowledge of behavioral, mental health and collaborative consultation.
  • Students will obtain knowledge of human learning processes and differential learning needs together with the implementation of appropriate strategies addressing strengths and needs of students.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Satisfactory completion of 60 credits in the courses approved for the school psychology program.
  • Students receiving two or more grades below B– in any graduate course will be placed on academic probation with the possibility of a reduced course load for the next regular semester, and students who do not demonstrate competency on assignments that prepare them for functioning as school psychologists may need to complete remediation assignments prior to enrollment in the next regular semester.  Students receiving a concurrent or subsequent third grade below B– will not be permitted to continue in the program. Maintaining a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of less than 3.2 for two consecutive years may also lead to termination from the program.
  • Upon completion of 36 graduate credits, students must pass a Comprehensive Examination, which examines general knowledge of psychology and a school psychology specialty subsection.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
70

Credits

60 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
70

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Submit Graduate Record Examination (GRE) General Test scores. The testing dates schedule can be obtained from Educational Testing Service (http://www.ets.org). Please be advised that due to conditions created by COVID-19, the requirement for the Graduate Record Examination is waived for 2020-2021.
  • Have taken general psychology and statistics, experimental psychology, child development, abnormal psychology, or theories of personality.
  • Submit three letters of recommendation and a personal statement detailing their interest in the field.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    34290 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1143 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    34290 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1143 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    34290 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1143 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Madison

1793 - 4414 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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