Ph.D. in School Psychology

Completion of this 90-credit hour degree program takes most students five to six years of full-time study. In that time, you’ll complete at least 800 hours of practica and 1,500 hours of internship work, which will give you the experience you’ll need to earn licensure. You’ll also conduct field-based research under the guidance of a faculty mentor.

Our research focus includes:

  • Autism spectrum disorders
  • Social justice/educational equity
  • School-based mental health
  • Trauma, trauma-informed practices, and trauma-informed Multi-Tiered Systems of Support
  • Students with emotional and behavioral disorders, particularly students placed in self-contained classroom settings
  • Action research in schools

To learn more about this program and its requirements, please see our program handbook.