School Psychology, PHDSCIENTIST-PRACTITIONER TRAINING IN SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY
Pace University’s PhD in School Psychology is designed to provide education and training in school psychology within a scientist-practitioner model to prepare graduates for practice in a variety of settings (e.g., developmental centers, schools, integrated health and mental health centers, universities). Training prepares graduates to provide a range of psychological services, including, for example, assessment and evaluation, health promotion, intervention, prevention, and program development and evaluation services with a special focus on the developmental processes of children and youth. Students will learn how to carry out scientific research in the area of school psychology, and develop skills pertaining to the academic and professional communication of research findings. Students will be eligible to obtain New York State certification in School Psychology.
Graduates of the PhD in School Psychology program will also have completed all pre-doctoral requirements needed to be admitted to the New York State Psychology Licensing Examination.