Duquesne University

School of Education

School Psychology - PhD


600 Forbes Ave

Pittsburgh, PA 15282

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D School Psychology

Format: Campus

Program Description:

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


NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education) PDE (Pennsylvania Department of Education) APA (American Psychological Association) Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools

International Student Requirements:

Please see the program website for additional details.

Facts & Figures

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

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