School of Social and Behavioral Sciences
At Mercy, the Master of Science in School Psychology Program offers 3 tracks to your Career as a School Psychologist:
1. School Psychologist
2. School Psychologist w/a bilingual extension
3. School Psychologist w/a specialty in early childhood.
Qualified students may elect to pursue the 66 credit Bilingual School Psychology program. Or you may also elect to complete the 66 credit School Psychology program with a specialization in Early Childhood.
School psychologists work in public or private elementary, secondary schools and colleges to resolve student learning and behavioral problems, and promote a positive school climate. They collaborate with teachers, parents, and school personnel to assess students' academic and social needs, evaluate the effectiveness of academic programs, develop classroom management strategies, improve parenting skills and counter substance abuse. School psychologists also work with students who have disabilities or gifted and talented students, as well as work with teachers to improve teaching and learning strategies.
Mercy College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Facts & Figures
Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $754.00 USD
Classification: Master's College or University I
Locale: Large Suburb
Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999