4 Masters Programs in 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, acad… Read more

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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University of San Francisco - School of Education
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01 Sep 2020
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Instituto Superior De Estudios Psicológicos ISEP
Barcelona, Spain + 3 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 ... Read 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. Read less
Master
01 Oct 2020
Full-time
Part-time
Spanish
Campus
Online
 
Plymouth State University
Plymouth, USA

The MEd in School Counseling is designed to prepare students to function as K–12 Certified Professional School Counselors. This program is approved by the New Hampshire Depart ... Read more

The MEd in School Counseling is designed to prepare students to function as K–12 Certified Professional School Counselors. This program is approved by the New Hampshire Department of Education and leads to New Hampshire certification in school (guidance) counseling. PSU’s school counseling program is nationally accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). It is the only school counseling program in New Hampshire to hold this prestigious accreditation. Students should note that there are significant post-degree requirements to undertake prior to being licensed. Read less
Master
01 Sep 2020
English
Campus
 
Universidad Pontificia Comillas ICAI-ICADE
Madrid, Spain

This Master's Degree is professionally orientated, based on the real demand of psychologists specializing in cognitive behavioral therapy with children and adolescents. Psycho ... Read more

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. Read less
Master
01 Jan 2020
Full-time
14 Jul 2017
Spanish
Campus