The professional school psychologist is educated in the major disciplines of education and psychology. School Psychologists are equipped to provide assessment, intervention, preventive services, and consultation regarding the education and development of children in schools. A major portion of the professional preparation centers on the interaction of the child with the social institution of the school. Because of this special orientation, school psychologists are well-grounded in the philosophy and methods of education and possess deep understanding of psychological processes such as learning, personality, and social competence.
The school psychology program at Georgia State University is recognized by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP). Accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA) Committee on Accreditation.
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Financial Aid: Yes
International Financial Aid: Yes
# of Credits Required: 78
Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive
Locale: Large City
Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999