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School Psychology, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (ARWU) , DE,
The School of Education offers a comprehensive master’s/educational specialist degree program to prepare graduates for professional certification in school psychology. 

About

The school psychology “program” at the University of Delaware actually consists of two separate, yet closely interrelated, programs: the Specialist program and the Ph.D. program in Education with a specialization in school psychology. 

Although the two programs have many courses in common, the Ph.D. program provides greater breadth and depth in knowledge domains and competencies. It also places greater emphasis on research skills.

Both programs are based on the Standards for School Psychology Training Programs developed by the National Association of School Psychologists (2010).

The EdS is available to graduate students who successfully complete the MA in School Psychology at UD.

Programme Structure

Required coursework includes the following:

  • Introduction to School Psychology
  • Applied Human Development in the Schools
  • Counseling Skills Lab for Counselors and Psychologists
  • Practicum in School Psychology
  • Instructing Elementary/Middle Schoolers with Mild Disabilities
  • Educational Assessment and Progress Monitoring
  • Psychological Assessment of Children
  • Consultation and Intervention: School Discipline

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    100

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  • Minimum required score:

    7.5

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

You only need to take one of these tests:

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores and has provided a recommended score range.

    Recommended Verbal Reasoning score:

    155

    Recommended Quantitative Reasoning score:

    151

    Recommended Analytical Writing score:

    4

    The recommended range represents scores typically accepted at this institution. Scores outside the range may still be considered.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

  • You need the following GMAT score:

    Required score: 550

    The GMAT - or Graduate Management Admission Test - is a frequent requirement for admission at management and business schools across the world. The GMAT score ranges between 200 and 800 and measures the verbal and quantitative reasoning of test-takers.

  • Application Fee - A $75 application fee is due when you submit your online application. Waivers are available for qualified students.
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Transcripts - Unofficial transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate coursework are required with your application.
  • Prerequisites - You may have majored in any area during your undergraduate study. However, the MAP program requires students to have taken ACCT 207 Introduction to Financial Accounting and ACCT 208 Introduction to Managerial Accounting (or their equivalents) before beginning coursework.
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • International Students: Language Test Requirement

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    1827 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1827 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National Applies to you

    1827 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1827 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State Applies to you

    671 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 671 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Newark

  • 990 - 1700 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

University Fellowships
  • Graduate Stipend Awards
  • University Graduate Fellows
  • University Graduate Scholars
  • University Dissertation Fellows Award
  • Professional Development Award
Graduate Student Assistantships
  • Teaching Assistantships
  • Research Assistantships
  • Graduate Assistantships

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