School Psychology

Mercy College New York

36 months
842 USD/credit
842 USD/credit
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Students completing the 66-credit Master of Science in School Psychology at Mercy College New York will be recommended for provisional certification as a school psychologist to the New York State Education Department.


The Master of Science in School Psychology at Mercy College New York offers 3 tracks to your Career as a School Psychologist:

  • School Psychologist
  • School Psychologist w/a bilingual extension
  • School Psychologist w/a specialty in early childhood

Qualified students may elect to pursue the 72 credit Bilingual School Psychology program.

Provisional Certification in New York State can be transferred to Permanent Certification after two years of employment as a School Psychologist.

Many of our alumni work in different states. Each candidate will be required to contact the state board for reciprocity, or other info needed to transfer a certification to another state. Most states do offer either reciprocity with NY or will provide information necessary on what needs to be completed for a certification in their state.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Stats & Rsrch Mthdlgy I
  • Stats & Rsrch Mthdlgy II
  • Nrlgcl Fctrs in Bhvr
  • Devlpmntl Psychopathology
  • Psychl & Educnl Assessment
  • Dgns of Lrning Prblms
  • Indvdl Assmt: Cgntv I
  • Indvdl Assmt: Cgntv II
  • Indvdl Assmt: Prsnlty I
  • Indvdl Assmt: Prsnlty II

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis except for a few graduate programs. 




66 alternative credits


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.

English requirements

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.
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).
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete a graduate application
  • Submit a nonrefundable $40 application fee. 
  • Submit official baccalaureate transcript(s)
  • Supporting documents may be required depending on program of interest, which may include:
    • Letters of recommendation 
    • Personal statement
    • Résumé
    • Test scores
    • Additional transcripts from other colleges or universities

Tuition Fee

  • International

    842 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 842 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    842 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 842 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.

Graduate Registration Fees

  • 12 credits or more : $310/term
  • Less than 12 credits: $155/term


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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