Masters Programs in School Psychology

Compare 15 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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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 [+]

Masters in School Psychology. 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... [-]

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

Webster Vienna Private University
Campus Full time 2 - 2.5 years 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.... [-]


Master's Degree In Psychology

Universidade da Coruña
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Spain A Coruña

Structure of the Study Common Module Mandatory Educational inclusion and psychopedagogical practice Counseling and professional development Motivation in educational contexts Learning and study strategies [+]

Masters in School Psychology. Structure of the Study Common Mandatory Module Educational inclusion and psychopedagogical practice Counseling and professional development Motivation in educational contexts Learning and study strategies Innovation-oriented research methodologies Study of needs and evaluation of programs Socio-educational policy and legislation Child and adolescent psychopathology Specialty Difficulties of learning and attention to diversity Specific needs for educational support and curricular adaptations Educational resources for attention to diversity Psychoeducational intervention in developmental disorders Psychopedagogic intervention in learning difficulties Design and interpretation of diagnostic tests Specialty School and socio-occupational guidance Mentoring, mentoring and coaching Professional orientation Design of training plans Psychopedagogical intervention in the family environment Training needs in the workplace Practicum External Practices (Practicum) Work End of Master Work End of Master [-]

Master's Degree In Applied Psychology

Universidade da Coruña
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Spain A Coruña

The objective of this degree is to provide postgraduate research training. The curriculum consists of 60 European credits and is designed to obtain the degree in an academic course (from October to July), although it is also foreseen that it can be studied part-time, simultaneously studying with work, in which case the Duration would be two courses. [+]

Introduction The objective of this degree is to provide postgraduate research training. The curriculum consists of 60 European credits and is designed to obtain the degree in an academic course (from October to July), although it is also foreseen that it can be studied part-time, simultaneously studying with work, in which case the Duration would be two courses. You can choose the specialties of "Health Psychology" or "Psychological intervention in educational contexts", which, in turn, have continuity in the respective doctorates to which they give access, allowing students to extend their training to the Obtaining doctor's degree. The classes are taught by faculty accredited doctor and teacher prestige researcher, in the afternoon to facilitate compatibility with work activity. Why study the degree The Master's Degree in Applied Psychology aims to deepen and offer specialization in: The functions, characteristics and limitations of the different theoretical models of Psychology. The basic laws of the different psychological processes. The main processes and stages of psychological development throughout the life cycle in its aspects of normality and abnormality. The biological foundations of human behavior and psychological functions. Early psychosocial functioning of groups and organizations. Research methods and data analysis techniques. The various methods of assessment, diagnosis and psychological treatment applied in different fields of psychology. Structure of the Study mandatory Learning. Cognition and behavior Psychology of Memory Applied Social Psychology Biopsychology Clinical health psychology Cognitive-behavioral self-regulation Documentation. Organization and presentation of research work Methods and techniques of information collection in applied psychology Psychological well-being... [-]

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. [+]

Masters in School Psychology. 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... [-]

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). [+]

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 and evaluate the necessary... [-]

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... [-]

MSEd Educational Psychology

College of Saint Rose
Campus Full time August 2018 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... [-]

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

Universidad del Este (UNE)
Campus Full time Part time August 2018 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. [+]

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. [-]

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's Degree In Educational Psychology

La Universidad Latina de Costa Rica
Campus Full time February 2018 Costa Rica San Pedro Heredia San José Perez Zeledón Cañas Puntarenas Paso Canoas Grecia Guápiles Ciudad Neily + 8 more

The new way to educate and train requires updating to meet the social demand for creative, comprehensive and relevant manner, enabling improvements in the design, development and innovation. [+]

A new way of educating to respond to social demands: The new way to educate and train requires updating to meet the social demand for creative, comprehensive and relevant manner, enabling improvements in the design, development and innovation of each of the tasks and objectives that the environment demands. The master's degree in educational psychology is the bridge between the demand and the response that society requires. A human and experienced faculty: Because we contemplate our students as people who deserve the proper and necessary to work in the field of educational psychology humane treatment, we have a faculty of excellent human quality, with extensive knowledge in the areas of expertise they bring in their classes beyond theory., making learning a humanist process. At the same time, through this master the professional acquires the tools and knowledge to perform competitively in the labor market. Requisitos: To join the master's program requires: Original and copy of the title of secondary education. Original and copy of bachelor's degree or corresponding degree. Notes approved certificate from the last approved college degree. Only for students coming from other universities. Original and copy of identity card. 2 passport size photographs. Curriculum vitae. Interview with the program coordinator. Headquarters: San Pedro Student profile: The profile of the professional graduate Psychology from Universidad Latina, is aimed at the acquisition of knowledge on theories of learning, curriculum design and innovation, attention to diversity, so will be able to analyze any situation related to your professional work and can... [-]

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. [-]

Master of Psychology

University of New York in Prague (UNYP)
Campus Full time September 2017 Czech Republic Prague

The University of New York in Prague is very proud to announce its first graduate degree that has been accredited by the Czech Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport. Students who attain the Czech master’s degree in psychology will have the right to use the title Mgr. [+]

Understanding with the ability to help others with a Master’s degree in Psychology

The University of New York in Prague is very proud to announce its first graduate degree that has been accredited by the Czech Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport. Students who attain the Czech master’s degree in psychology will have the right to use the title Mgr.

A master’s degree in psychology is an essential foundation for professions in all fields of psychology, from clinical work to academic research. Students in the graduate psychology program at the University of New York in Prague will be thoroughly prepared at both theoretical and practical levels.

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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. [+]

Masters in School Psychology. 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... [-]