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School Psychology PhD Facts at a Glance

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Requirements PhD in School Psychology
Credit Hours 104 semester hours
Program Length Typically 5 years from BA admission
Admission
Requirements
  • Strong undergraduate record
  • Strong graduate record, if applicable
  • GRE and TOEFL or IELTS
  • Personal statement of prior experience and professional
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Personal interview with faculty and current students
Graduation
Requirements
  • GPA 3.00 or better;
  • Mentored research project;
  • Passing grades on all comprehensive exams;
  • Passing grades on all areas of portfolio;
  • Completed internship; and
  • Completed dissertation.
Measures of
Satisfactory
Progress
  • GPA 3.00 or better;
  • Satisfactory progress in field placements (Practicum, Advanced Field Work, Internship);
  • Satisfactory progress on portfolio;
  • Satisfactory progress in comprehensive exams;
  • Satisfactory completion of mentored research project;
  • Development/approval of dissertation proposal; and
  • Satisfactory completion/defense of dissertation.

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