School of Education
600 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15282
Ph.D School Psychology
This 111-credit hour, scientist-practitioner model training program is accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA) and is nationally recognized by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP). This program requires completion of coursework, a variety of supervised practica, a dissertation, and a predoctoral internship. Completion of this program leads to an M.S.Ed. in Child Psychology, a Ph.D. in School Psychology, and Certification as a School Psychologist by a State Department of Education. Ph.D. graduates are also prepared to apply for licensure by a State Board of Psychology. The School Psychology Program at Duquesne University has adopted 10 competencies around which coursework, field-experiences, and Program activities have been designed. These include the following: Legal/Ethical Practice and Professional Development Organization and Operation of Schools Assessment Biological Basis of Behavior Counseling Consultation Intervention Student Diversity in Development and Learning Science of Psychology & Education Emerging Technology
Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive
Loans Offered: Duquesne University's Office of Financial Aid provides information regarding loan opportunities. Special military/veteran tuition rates are available for some programs.
Locale: Large City