Masters Programs in School Psychology

Compare 16 Masters Programs in School Psychology

School Psychology

This is a masters degree program in school psychology that focuses on the behavioral aspects of students in a school setting. Most universities offer the program online and aim at stressing the existence of individual difference and how to solve any problems arising in school scenarios that are inherent in such settings. The program addresses a variety of fields including: emotional, social, academic, cognitive as well as behavioral aspects in any school setting. Graduates of this program are expected to take up careers in schools.

This masters program stresses on the need to respect the differences that exist between human beings, collaborative problem solving, and on interventions that are empirical based. Strength of the program lies on hands-on experience as opposed to theory and therefore, the coursework is structured in such a way as to allow field training experiences to the students enrolled in the program. One of the main careers that a graduate of a masters degree in school psychology focuses on is to be a school psychologist. However, for most states, it is a requirement to be licensed before one can practice as such.

A graduate of the masters program is expected to approach and effectively engage in problem solving. Evaluation of students in all settings and dimensions affecting their development is another useful technique that is taught to students enrolled in the program. This enables the graduates to effectively analyze the challenges before presenting a solution. Career jobs for graduates of the program include: school psychologists and behavior diagnostician.

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Master in Pre-Primary Education

Palacky University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Czech Republic Olomouc

The follow-up Master's degree programme is intended for the graduates of Teaching at kindergartens (Bachelor) and Preschool Special Needs Education Teaching – Nursery School Teacher Training (Bachelor). [+]

Masters in School Psychology. Programme description The follow-up Master's degree programme is intended for the graduates of Teaching at kindergartens (Bachelor) and Preschool Special Needs Education Teaching – Nursery School Teacher Training (Bachelor). The study specialisation is drafted for pre-primary teachers qualified preparation with emphasis on pre-school curriculum development with respect to the specific conditions of the pre-primary institution taking into consideration the specialities and needs of pre-primary children in the pedagogic-psychological context and with emphasis on pedagogical diagnostics and special-pedagogical with applying the inclusive education principles and preprimary institution management in accord with the current trends in the pre-education field. Graduate profile The graduate is trained to: do the profession of a teacher at ordinary kindergartens and in kindergartens for children with special education needs. All this with emphasis on the process of managing and methodology in the concept of current pre-primary curriculum, to draft school curriculum in accord with the conditions and need of an individual preprimary institution, to cooperate on creating the conditions for development of own kindergarten education path, to work in accord with the current trends in education; In accord with pre-primary curriculum, the graduate is ready: to create, manage and implement the process of education activities and conditions progress evaluation implemented within a pre-primary education institution, to implement acquired knowledge as a part of a feedback not only considering himself (self-reflection) but also considering the other kinder garden teachers, to manage the pedagogical process implemented within the whole kinder garden on purpose, to process... [-]

Master of Arts (MA) in Psychology with an emphasis in Counseling Psychology

Webster Vienna Private University
Campus Full time Part time October 2017 Austria Vienna

Webster University’s Master of Arts (MA) in Psychology with an emphasis in Counseling Psychology is an advanced, international program in English which has been designed to meet the growing demand for qualified professionals assisting those in emotional distress in today’s intercultural society. [+]

Master of Arts (MA) in Psychology with an emphasis in Counseling Psychology

 

Webster University’s Master of Arts (MA) in Psychology with an emphasis in Counseling Psychology is an advanced, international program in English which has been designed to meet the growing demand for qualified professionals assisting those in emotional distress in today’s intercultural society. An MA in psychology with an emphasis in Counseling Psychology prepares students for a wide range of exciting careers. Relevant professional areas include  mental health agencies, social services, private practices, human resources departments, personnel departments, and a variety of educational and organizational settings.... [-]


Masters Degree Programmes in Education

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

Masters Degree Programmes consist of full dissertation or course work and minor-dissertation. [+]

Masters in School Psychology. Master of Education Degree (MEd) Admission requirements Prospective candidates will have obtained a BEd (Hons). A suitable four year professional bachelor’s degree plus a teacher’s diploma/ teaching qualification and work experience in the proposed field of specialisation. A teacher’s diploma /teaching qualification, plus an appropriate honours degree and work experience in the proposed field of specialisation. The Education knowledge of such candidates will be assessed by the Head of Department and the subject expert in the proposed field of specialisation and a reading programme may be prescribed prior to registration. Additional selection criteria Academic performance: students need to have attained a minimum of 65% in their previous degree. If 65% was not attained, prior learning and experience in the field may be taken into consideration and students could be allowed to register based on a pre-registration research proposal which is accepted by the academic department in which the student will be registering. Curriculum Full dissertation: A dissertation on an approved topic in the field of Education. All students must attend a short learning programme in research methodology. Coursework and minor-dissertation: All students must attend a short learning programme in research methodology. Students choose one of the following as an area of specialisation: Curriculum Policy Evaluation (M5CPEQ) Inclusive Education (MED099) Pipeline students only Life and Career Orientation (M5LCOQ) Teacher Education (M5TEDQ) Educational Linguistics (M5EDLQ) Values and Human Rights in Education (M5VHRQ) Adult Education (M5AEDQ) Higher Education (M5HEDQ) Mathematics and Science Education (M5MSEQ) Philosophy of Education (M5PHEQ) Psychology... [-]

Master in Interventions in Childhood

Jönköping University
Campus Full time 1 - 2 years September 2017 Sweden Jönköping

The Master’s programme Interventions in Childhood is an interdisciplinary education focusing on effective interventions for children in need of support — beyond what is normally provided to all children. [+]

The Master’s programme Interventions in Childhood is an interdisciplinary education focusing on effective interventions for children in need of support — beyond what is normally provided to all children. The Master’s programme Interventions in Childhood offers an interdisciplinary education to provide effective interventions for children in need of support for their development, learning and functioning in everyday lifebeyond what is provided to all children. The programme is based on an ecological perspective on child development, learning, and functioning. A critical perspective focusing on the individual, the environment, and their interrelationship, is emphasized. The programme addresses everyday life situations of children in various settings, including family, preschool/school, hospital, and community, and the connection between research and practical everyday work is stressed. The programme is open for international and domestic students. It is closely connected to the CHILD (Children-Health-Intervention-Learning- Development) research programme at the Schools of Education and Communication and Health and Welfare at Jönköping University and associated with the Swedish Institute for Disability Research SIDR). The programme is designed to provide students with a good background for doctoral education, and for leadership roles in early childhood education and care, school-systems, early intervention/habilitation, special education, child healthcare, social services or other child related organizations. Interventions in Childhood is offered as a 1-year (60 credits) and a 2-year (120 credits) programme. Degree 1 year, 60 credits or 2 year 120 credits. Master of Science with a major in Child Studies and specialization in Disability Sciences, Health and Caring Sciences, Special Education, or Welfare... [-]

Master's Degree In Psychology

Jaume I University (Universitat Jaume I)
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Spain Castellón

The master's degree in educational psychology has been articulated around a series of transverse profile professional subjects and in two specialties of psychology intervention: a) special educational needs; b) educational improvement and inclusion. The response to diversity should be done from inclusive and intercultural educational models that provide strategies and skills to improve ... [+]

Masters in School Psychology. The master's degree in educational psychology has been articulated around a series of transverse profile professional subjects and in two specialties of psychology intervention: a) special educational needs; b) educational improvement and inclusion. The answer to diversity should be done from inclusive and intercultural education models that provide strategies and skills to improve the socio contexts, avoiding exclusion and inequality by encouraging the participation and autonomy, cooperative work and management of the living from the plurality and equality. Coordination: Sales Help Ciges. Education deparment. UJI. Number of credits: 60 ECTS credits Duration: one academic year (September 2017 / September 2018) Mode: (September 2017 / June 2018) Language of teaching: Spanish Price: pending publication (2016: € 46.20 / credit) [-]

Master's Degree In Educational Psychology

UAM Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
Campus Full time Part time 3 semesters September 2017 Spain Madrid + 1 more

The fundamental aim of the course is the formation of reflective practitioners able to analyze educational situations and responding to different needs and academic and professional in this field functions. In this way we want the master can, on the one hand satisfy the need for updating and academic training to enable interested students improve their practice and adapt to the needs posed by the information society and continuous learning. [+]

The fundamental aim of the course is the formation of reflective practitioners able to analyze educational situations and responding to different needs and academic and professional in this field functions. In this way we want the master can, on the one hand satisfy the need for updating and academic training to enable interested students improve their practice and adapt to the needs posed by the information society and continuous learning. But on the other hand, we also want the program to develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes accurate to analyze the problems of an educational psychologist and to define, analyze, intervene and investigate these same issues. More specifically, these goals organized by profiles are as follows: Academic profile Develop knowledge about various aspects of human development, learning and education with special emphasis on the importance of the theoretical and methodological frameworks in which they are located. Developing knowledge about the relationship between development, learning and education in different contexts and situations Develop knowledge about the values ​​of education and its relationship to teaching and learning concrete within an education as a means it intends society to achieve equality, equity and the development of democratic values Develop knowledge about teaching and learning content related to education that will enable to develop and implement curricula teaching procedures aimed at quality learning Professional profile Develop skills and attitudes necessary to carry out the professional work of educational intervention from the opening position and intellectual rigor, social commitment and respect for ethical principles. Develop... [-]

MPhil in Psychology

Lingnan University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Hong Kong Tuen Mun

Teaching and research in the Department of Applied Psychology cover many exciting areas, including occupational health psychology, positive psychology, applied social psychology, cross-cultural psychology, cognitive psychology, work-life balance, and human-computer interaction, etc. [+]

Masters in School Psychology. MPhil in Psychology Duration: 2 years (Full-time) Place: Hong Kong Teaching and research in the Department of Applied Psychology cover many exciting areas, including occupational health psychology, positive psychology, applied social psychology, cross-cultural psychology, cognitive psychology, and human-computer interaction, etc. Members of staff have internationally recognised expertise in the areas of: Occupational health psychology (occupational stress, work-life balance, psychology of safety, job insecurity) Positive psychology (positive emotion, positive leadership, psychological capital including resilience, self-efficacy, optimism and hope.) Cross-cultural psychology Applied social psychology Interpersonal communication Human error, human-computer interaction Human cognition Sensation and perception Application for Admission Applicants who are interested in seeking admission to the MPhil programme should apply to the University directly. Successful applicants will normally be provided with a Postgraduate Studentship with a monthly stipend of HK$15,540* (US$1 = HK$7.8). *rate subject to review Application Period The University invites applications from 1 November 2016 to 27 January 2017. Late applications will be considered on an individual basis, subject to the availability of places. General Admission Requirements An applicant for admission to candidature for the degree of MPhil should normally: a. hold a relevant bachelor's degree with first or second class honours or at an equivalent standard awarded by a tertiary education institution recognised for this purpose by the University; or b. have obtained an equivalent qualification; or c. have provided satisfactory evidence of academic and professional attainment. In addition to the above, an applicant whose degree is not from a tertiary institution in Hong... [-]

MA School Counseling

University of San Francisco - School of Education
Campus Full time September 2017 USA San Francisco

Preparing School Counselors to be Social Justice Agents of Change in Urban Schools [+]

The 49 credit School Counseling program meets requirements recently issued by the California State Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) for those seeking a career in school counseling in K-12 schools. OPTION: After their first semester at USF, students enrolled in the 49-credit School Counseling/Pupil Personnel Services (PPS) Credential Program have the option to enroll in a 60-credit Dual Concentration Program in School Counseling and Professional Clinical Counseling. Graduates of the program obtain a Master of Arts (M.A.) degree and are eligible for the Pupil Personnel Services (PPS) Credential. They may be employed: - in public or private educational settings, - in community-based agencies, - as consultants to schools, education programs, and other institutions serving the educational needs of youth. They also may choose to pursue a doctoral degree. Program Description The School Counseling program is a unique, innovative educational program for preparing counselors to address the social, emotional, and academic needs of children, adolescents, and young adults in educational settings. The program emphasizes: - multicultural youth development and counseling - problem-solving, goal-oriented, counseling - social justice orientation - ecological systems in urban contexts Students learn theories and effective, pragmatic interventions with youth in schools. The program has a social justice orientation which seeks to foster equity, respect for diversity, creativity, compassion and community empowerment. “When asked if I feel ‘ready’ to enter the field of school counseling, I always reflect on how the USF School Counseling Program has prepared me to work with the universal issues faced by adolescents as... [-]

Master of Arts in Education in School and Child Psychology (MAEd)

Universidad del Este (UNE)
Campus Full time Part time August 2017 Puerto Rico Carolina

The program emphasizes a professional that is concerned with the science and practice of psychology with infants, children, youth, families; learners of all ages; and the schooling process. [+]

Masters in School Psychology. The program emphasizes a professional that is concerned with the science and practice of psychology with infants, children, youth, families; learners of all ages; and the schooling process. The program prepares them to provide a range of psychological services, such as: Diagnosis, assessment, intervention, prevention, health promotion, and program development and evaluation services. The focus is on the development processes of children and youth within the context of schools, families and other ecological systems. The program prepares them to intervene at different levels to ensure and promote a healthy development. [-]

MSEd Educational Psychology

College of Saint Rose
Campus Full time August 2017 USA Albany

If you aspire to motivate children in your classroom, make instruction more exciting, research instructional methods, or evaluate programs and lessons, a Saint Rose program in Educational Psychology can open these opportunities for you. [+]

If you aspire to motivate children in your classroom, make instruction more exciting, research instructional methods, or evaluate programs and lessons, a Saint Rose program in Educational Psychology can open these opportunities for you. Graduates leave this program with the ability to critique any instructional situation—teaching mathematical concepts in a typical classroom, leading adult workshops for the State Education Department, conducting parenting classes, grant writing, program evaluation, and others—and then develop strategies that will help create the optimal learning environment. Students choose from one of four schemes that lead to the degree: General Scheme: designed for students who seek a broad understanding of educational psychology and its application to diverse contexts Research Scheme: preferred by students—often aiming for their Ph.D. in Educational Psychology— who will be conducting empirical research in their careers School Psychology Scheme: open only to those who have been admitted into the Certificate of Advanced Study in School Psychology What Is Educational Psychology? Educational Psychology is a branch of psychology devoted to understanding the psychological issues associated with learning and motivation. Under this broad umbrella, the educational psychologists focus their research attention on the importance of human development, assessment, culture and technology. They look for the relationship between these issues and ways they may impact the learner. With this understanding, educational psychologists strive to create optimal environments where students can flourish academically, socially and personally. What Does an Educational Psychologist Do? Educational Psychologists work in a variety of settings. Many are classroom teachers who use their master’s... [-]

Masters of Education in Child Studies

Vanderbilt Peabody College
Campus Full time 1 - 2 years September 2017 USA Nashville

The M.Ed. in Child Studies program offers an interdisciplinary degree through the Department of Psychology and Human Development. Building upon Peabody College’s long tradition of excellence, the program is designed to train knowledgeable practitioners and researchers in a range of fields related to child and adolescent development. [+]

Masters in School Psychology. The M.Ed. in Child Studies program offers an interdisciplinary degree through the Department of Psychology and Human Development. Building upon Peabody College’s long tradition of excellence, the program is designed to train knowledgeable practitioners and researchers in a range of fields related to child and adolescent development. Throughout the program, students are encouraged to integrate research, theory, and practice. The 36-hour program consists of 12-18 credit hours of Core Curriculum Coursework and 18-24 credit hours of Elective Coursework that are individually tailored to each student’s personal interests and professional goals. The program offers traditional classroom preparation alongside hands-on Practicum Experiences or Research Mentorships, which are integrated into the program of studies. All students choose to complete one of two tracks. The Applied Professional Track is well-suited for students who are interested in working directly with children and families in practitioner roles (e.g., Board Certified Behavior Analysts, Child Life Specialists, Youth and Family Program Developers). The Empirical Research Track is designed for students who are interested in enrolling eventually in doctoral programs (e.g., Ph.D., Psy.D., Ed.D. in Clinical, Counseling, Developmental, Educational, or Cognitive Psychology) or pursuing careers in research. Both options require that students become skilled in integrating the most current child development research and theory with effective practice in professional or academic settings. Within each track, additional Areas of Concentration (e.g., Child and Family Services, Clinical Psychology, Poverty and Intervention, etc.) allow for further specialization. The degree culminates in a comprehensive exam that reflects all coursework... [-]

Master in Speech and Language Therapy

University of Geneva
Campus Full time 4 semesters February 2018 Switzerland Geneva

The Master in Speech and Language Therapy is a professional degree recognised across Switzerland and designed to train speech and language therapists. The programmes combines psychology, language sciences, education, neuroscience and medicine and includes a significant hands-on clinical training component, while providing students with a solid scientific foundation through lectures and research. [+]

Master in Speech and Language Therapy The Master in Speech and Language Therapy is a professional degree recognised across Switzerland and designed to train speech and language therapists. The programmes combines psychology, language sciences, education, neuroscience and medicine and includes a significant hands-on clinical training component, while providing students with a solid scientific foundation through lectures and research. The objective is two-fold: to train students in the scientific study of speech, language, human communication and related disorders and to prepare them for the primary professional activities of speech and language therapists, namely, counselling and prevention, assessment and diagnosis, support and follow-up of patients with disorders affecting the voice, speech, spoken and written language and the ability to swallow or communicate. As the number of places for the practical training module is limited, the admission process comprises three stages: Eliminatory language proficiency test Evaluation of the admission application and day of examinations Interview (for the applicants with the best examination results) More information on the admission process is available on the website of the Master in Speech and Language Therapy. www.unige.ch/fapse/logopedie/futursetudiants/procedure-admission Curriculum Courses (34Credits) : Communication and language disorders in children; Neuropsychology of language in adults; Clinical audiophonology, etc. Clinical training (34Credits) : Problem-based learning seminar: developmental disorders; Acquired disorders; Practical analysis; Professional awareness; Work placements; Block courses, etc. Electives (34Credits) Research training (34Credits) : Research symposium, Dissertation Mobility Students may go on exchange regardless of how many credits they have completed at the Faculty. Students may earn up to 60... [-]

Master's Degree in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy with Children and Adolescents

Universidad Pontificia Comillas
Campus Full time 1 year January 2018 Spain Madrid

This Master's Degree is professionally orientated, based on the real demand of psychologists specializing in cognitive behavioral therapy with children and adolescents. Psychologists who are qualified to work in the health sector with a current and top-quality perspective in addressing the problems of child mental health. [+]

Masters in School Psychology. Master's Degree in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy with Children and Adolescents As a result of the regulation of the General Health Psychologist profession (Seventh additional provision of the General Law of Public Health), students who wish to practice psychology in medical or clinical setting must complete the professional training Master's Degree (MPGS) or specialize with the Psychologist Specialist Degree in Clinical Psychology (PIR). Both options offer a complete and extensive training in general issues of the clinical and medical psychologist profession, but many students also want a more specific and deep preparation in therapeutic intervention with children and adolescents. This Master's Degree is professionally orientated, based on the real demand of psychologists specializing in cognitive behavioral therapy with children and adolescents. Psychologists who are qualified to work in the health sector with a current and top-quality perspective in addressing the problems of child mental health. This Master's program in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy with Children and Adolescents addresses the need for psychologists who specialize in this area of intervention, combines academic rigor and quality with an emphasis on practical learning, reflected in both the teaching methods in the classes and the quality of the internships. Admission Who is it intended for? This program is aimed at psychologists working towards the Official Master's Degree in General Health Psychology, as well as other psychologists who wish to obtain specialization in cognitive-behavioral therapy with children and adolescents in their work contexts, interested in acquiring the specific skills to be able to perform their... [-]

Master of Education (M.Ed.) in School Counseling

Alabama State University
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Montgomery

It is assumed that a candidate for the Master of Science degree has made a commitment to the scholarly study of education and to teaching as a career. Secondary education programs include courses in professional education, the teaching fields, and general education. [+]

It is assumed that a candidate for the Master of Science degree has made a commitment to the scholarly study of education and to teaching as a career. Secondary education programs include courses in professional education, the teaching fields, and general education. Candidates should apply to the College of Education for acceptance to a teacher education program no later than the fourth semester of their enrollment at Alabama State University. Upon acceptance to a program, an adviser in Secondary Education will be assigned to assist in designing an acceptable program. The adviser in the College of Education will coordinate the advisement process with the adviser in the teaching fields. Candidates seeking certification in other states should seek advisement from the Certification Officer in the College of Education. Curriculum Instructional Support Area (30 hours) COU 501 Introduction to Counseling (3) COU 502 Theory and Techniques of Individual Counseling (3) COU 503 Career Development (3) COU 509 The Helping Relationship (3) COU 523 Organization and Administration of the Guidance Program (3) COU 524 Introduction to Group Counseling (3) COU 526 Psychological Testing (3) COU 505 Pre-practicum in Counseling (3) COU 506 Practicum in Counseling (3) COU 528 Internship in Counseling (3) Research in Education (3 hours) EDU 512 Educational Research (3) Foundations of Professional Studies and Other Supporting Disciplines (12-15 hours) SED 500 The Exceptional Student (3) COU 507 Counseling Diverse Populations (3) COU 530 Family Counseling (3) EDU 527 Human Development and Behavior (3) EDT 574 Computer-Based Instructional Technology (3) Elective... [-]

Integrated Master in Psychology

University of Minho - School of Psychology
Campus Full time 10 semesters September 2017 Portugal Braga

The Integrated Masters in Psychology aims to allow for the acquisition of scientific knowledge on the basic areas of the discipline, as well as for the development of deeper knowledge in the applied areas of Psychology, including competencies for the use of methods and techniques of intervention and research in applied contexts. [+]

Masters in School Psychology. Academic degree: Master's degree ECTS: 300 Duration: 10 curricular semesters Regime: Normal Place: Gualtar Campus, Braga Main Scientific area: Psychology INTEGRATED MASTER’S | 5 YEARS The Integrated Master’s in Psychology is designed to enable the acquisition of scientific knowledge in the basic areas and the development of advanced knowledge in the applied areas of psychology. The first three years – bachelor degree in Psychological Science, focus on the study of the basic psychological processes, as well as the techniques and methods used to study them, in the theories built to explain them and its applications in solving human problems. The applied cycle (two following years) assumes a logic of professional nature, seeking to promote competence assessment, intervention and research in specific fields of professional and scientific activity of psychology. Careers The graduates of the Integrated Masters in Psychology are enabled to carry out a professional internship under the responsibility of the Ordem dos Psicólogos Portugueses (OPP), after which they will have access to the professional practice in the different areas of Psychology. [-]