University of Northern Colorado

College of Education & Behavioral Sciences

School Psychology (Ph.D.)

Address:

Sociology Department

1250 Gunter Hall, Campus Box 132

Greeley, CO 80639

United States

Phone:

1-970-351-2831

Fax:

1-970-351-1103

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

School Psychology (Ph.D.)

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The aim of the program is to develop scientist-practitioners who are able to apply psychological and educational principles to improve the psychosocial environment of children (ages birth-21) and their families. Attention is directed toward the development of skills in the assessment of the intellectual, emotional, and social development of children; planning and implementing direct academic and social/emotional interventions with a focus on evidence-based and culturally sensitive practice; and providing individual and systems consultation within schools and the larger community. Doctoral graduates, in addition to being eligible for licensure as psychologists and school psychologists, may also be qualified to assume positions as university professors, private practitioners, and consultants.

Accreditation:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, American Psychological Association (on probation), National Association of School Psychologists

International Student Requirements:

• An international student is neither a citizen of the United States nor classified by United States Immigration and Naturalization Service as a Lawful Permanent Resident or Permanent Resident Alien. • International undergraduate, transfer, and graduate applicants must meet English Language proficiency requirements before being fully admitted to the University of Northern Colorado (UNC). One option to demonstrate English Language proficiency is to successfully complete the UNC Intensive English Language Program (IEP). Please see the UNC IEP website for more information (http://www.unco.edu/cie/iep.html) • International student Undergraduate/Transfer and Graduate applications (on-line submission) with accompanying instructions are found on the UNC website as well. Applications and supporting documents are due at least 90 days prior to the semester to which students plan to enroll, or prior to their major program deadline (if any) for Graduate students.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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