M.S. in School Psychology; S.S.P. in School Psychology
The three-year, full-time program leading to both the Master of Science (M.S.) and Specialist in School Psychology (S.S.P.) degrees utilizes a highly structured, applied, competency-based approach to training. The curriculum is linked to a comprehensive set of objectives that outline knowledge, skills, and professional work characteristics needed by school psychologists in order to respond effectively to the diverse needs of individuals and systems that we ultimately serve. Program emphasis is placed on psychological and psychoeducational methods whose effectiveness has been demonstrated through behavioral research. A multi-method, multi-source approach to assessment of learning and development helps assure that students attain the competencies needed to be effective school psychologists.
National Association of School Psychologist; South Carolina Department of Education; National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education, Commission on Colleges of Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Admission to the program requires a completed on-line application plus three letters of recommendation. Paper-based applications are available in the Graduate School office upon request. Applicants who submit a paper-based application will also need to submit a professional resume and personal statement, the supplemental questionnaire, and three letters of recommendation. Additional requirements include an official GRE General test score and official transcript(s).
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Tuition & Financial Aid
Cost Per Credit Hour:
In-State: $526 Out of State: $980 USD
Tuition In-State Full Time:
Tuition Out of State Full Time:
Financial Aid Offered: Yes
Classification: Master's Colleges & Universities I
Institution Sector: Public
Locale: Small City
Size & Settings: 5,000 - 9,999