Masters Programs in School Psychology

Compare 6 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 2018 USA San Francisco

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 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. ... [-]

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

Universidad del Este (UNE)
Campus Full time Part time 3 years Open Enrollment Puerto Rico Carolina + 1 more

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. [+]

UNE is a US-accredited, affordable higher education institution that allows students to develop professional fluency in English and Spanish.

The Master of Arts in Education program in School and Child Psychology emphasizes the development of a professional 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 In Intervention In Learning Difficulties

Instituto Superior De Estudios Psicológicos ISEP
Online Campus Full time Part time September 2018 Spain Barcelona Madrid Valencia Mexico Culiacán + 5 more

The Master in Intervention in Difficulties of Learning provides a complete and comprehensive training of all aspects that affect the educational intervention. Its objective is focused on the acquisition of adequate technical and personal skills for the development of an effective and responsible professional activity. [+]

The Master in Intervention in Difficulties of Learning provides a complete and comprehensive training of all aspects that affect the educational intervention. Its objective is focused on the acquisition of adequate technical and personal skills for the development of an effective and responsible professional activity.

The professionals of the current educational system encounter a very heterogeneous student body with very different needs and difficulties. This master's degree offers concrete answers to the main learning difficulties and disorders through practical examples and diagnostic and intervention guidelines in early childhood as well as in Primary and Secondary: assessment instruments, diagnostic tests, prevention strategies, orientation to teaching teams, etc.... [-]


Master's Degree In Prevention And Treatment Of School Harassment (bullying)

Formedia
Online Full time Part time 1 year Open Enrollment Portugal Lisbon + 1 more

GO TO LEARN: To provide a scientific and professional training to ensure adequate capacity to participate and to prepare the development of programs and actions for conflict resolution [+]

WILL LEARN TO: Provide a scientific and professional training to ensure adequate capacity to participate and to prepare the development of programs and actions for conflict resolution in the educational field which, in turn, serve to help the educational community in the improvement and innovation of the conditions and processes of non-university education. Understanding the phenomenon of school violence from a new social vision. Being able to differentiate what is School Bullying (Bullying) than not. Being able to distinguish the different types of violence. Solve cases for practical application. Recognize the stages of evolution of the violence. Knowing the characteristics of the School Bullying (Bullying) in different stages of growth. Know the strategies for prevention, intervention and follow-up needed to stem the violence in classes and their different evolutionary stages. Develop coordination strategies of school. Put in place strategies of educational and social leadership. Understand and promote the presence of significant adults in schools to enhance the capacity in students to deal with problems, overcome obstacles and resist the pressure of adverse situations. Understanding the School Bullying (Bullying) from a multi-causal and dynamic perspective, in order to differentiate it from other forms of violence in the classroom. Being able to prevent and detect situations of school harassment (bullying). Understanding the need to include social work in full learning each subject from strategies that place school student in an active position. Value the importance of the school environment coordinator and strategies based on educational and social leadership of teachers. To become... [-]

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

Alabama State University
Campus Full time September 2018 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.... [-]


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

Universidad Pontificia Comillas
Campus Full time 1 year January 2019 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. [+]

Máster en Terapia Cognitivo-Conductual con niños y adolescentes

Como consecuencia de la regulación de la profesión de Psicólogo General Sanitario (Disposición adicional séptima de la Ley General de Salud Pública ), los alumnos que desean ejercer la psicología en el ámbito sanitario o clínico deben cursar el Máster profesionalizante (MPGS) o bien especializarse a través de la vía de Psicólogo Especialista en Psicología Clínica (PIR). Ambas opciones ofrecen una formación completa y amplia en cuestiones generales de la profesión de psicólogo clínico o sanitario, pero son muchos los alumnos que desean además una preparación más específica y profunda en intervención terapéutica con niños y adolescentes.... [-]