Master of Science in School Psychology

Ponce Health Sciences University

Program Description

Master of Science in School Psychology

Ponce Health Sciences University

(with specialization in Neuropsychology or Neuroscience of Learning)

The Master of Science (MS) in School/Clinical Psychology is a Terminal Master Degree Program that will concomitantly provide students the foundations of the School and Clinical Psychology (S/CP) profession. The program will prepare its graduates to engage in a competent practice of the profession at the Master level.

As part of the program, students have an option of completing a concentration in Neuropsychology (NP) or in Neuroscience of Learning (NSL). With this degree, students will be able to seek to license in PR and in most states of USA. They may also pursue doctoral studies in School Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology or in Clinical Neuropsychology.

This MS program will also allow students to acquire most of the basic functional knowledge, skills and attitudes of Clinical Psychology including; Psychopathology, Crisis Intervention, Evidence-Based Interventions, Psychological Testing and Evaluation.

Curriculum

Foundational Courses

FoundationalCourses

Clinical/Professional Courses

ClinicalProfCourses

Courses for Neuropsychology Specialization

NeuroSpecialization

Courses for Neuroscience of Learning Specialization

NeuroLearnSpecialization

Elective Clinical Courses

ElectiveClinicalCourses

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from a college or university accredited by the Council of Education of PR or by the corresponding regional accrediting agencies.
  • At least 15 credits in psychology at the bachelor’s level including de following courses:
    Course Credits
    General Psychology 3
    Developmental Psychology 3
    Abnormal Psychology
    (Psychopathology)
    3
    Experimental Psych
    (or Scientific Research)
    3
    Statistics 3
  • Minimum GPA of 3.00.
  • EXADEP or GRE.
  • One-day interview process including written essays and taking an objective personality test.
  • Final interview with Program Director or designee and Coordinator of the Admissions Committee or designee.
This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated December 11, 2017
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This course is Campus based
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Feb. 2019
Sept. 2019
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Puerto Rico - Ponce, Ponce
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