School Psychology, M.Sc. | University of La Verne | La Verne, United States
36 months
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785 USD/credit 16746 USD/year
785 USD/credit 16746 USD/year
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About

The Master of Science in School Psychology with Pupil Personnel Services (PPS) Credential program of University of La Verne prepares ethical, culturally responsive school psychologists who advocate for equitable, safe, and diverse PK–12 learning environments where all children can thrive. 

Overview

About School Psychology at University of La Verne

School Psychology program of University of La Verne equips graduates to utilize expertise in mental health, psychoeducational assessment, behavior intervention, and learning to partner with school administrators, teachers, and families to enrich the academic, social, and emotional lives of children.

Career

Because of an increasing awareness of the connection between mental health and learning, employment for school psychologists continues to grow. Graduates of the master’s in school psychology program are able to utilize their training to improve academic achievement, support diverse learners, and promote positive behavior and mental health in educational settings; work with school administrators to improve school-wide practices and policies; consult with teachers, families, and other school-employed mental health personnel to improve support strategies; and employ interventions to manage student and classroom behavior.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Human Development 
  • Learning Disabilities and Neurology 
  • Child Psychopathology 
  • School Psychology 
  • Program Planning and Evaluation 
  • Counseling and Psychological Theories 
  • Behavioral Interventions for Academic Success 
  • Instruction and Intervention 
  • Crisis Prevention and Intervention 
  • Individual Counseling in Schools 
  • Group Counseling in Schools 
  • Psychology of Multiculturalism in Schools 
  • Consultation Skills for School Psychologists 
  • Individual Assessment 
  • Advanced Assessment 
  • Alternative Assessment and Behavior Intervention 
  • Elective from recommended LFCE classes 
  • Practicum in School Psychology 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Recommended: application to be submitted at least one month prior to the semester/term you wish to begin (international students: at least two months)

Credits

64 SCH

64-67 semester hours

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.5
  • A preferred GPA of 2.5 or above for the last 60 semester hours of undergraduate study, and a GPA of 3.0 for any graduate work.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application for Admission
  • Application fee
  • Transcripts
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Personal Statement
  • Additional Requirements per Program
  • Proof of English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16746 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 785 USD per credit during 36 months.
  • National

    16746 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 785 USD per credit during 36 months.

$785 — La Verne campus$725 — Regional campuses

Living costs for La Verne

1100 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

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

Financing

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Financing partner MPOWER Financing Student Loans between $2,001 - $100,000

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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