University Catalog 2024-2025

Psychology (MS): School Psychology Concentration


Degree Requirements

Core Courses9
Physiological Psychology
Advanced Social Psychology
Advanced Developmental Psychology
Quantitative Methods Courses6
Directed Study In Psychology (Quantitative Methods I )
Directed Study In Psychology (Quantitative Methods II)
Additional Statistics or Research Methods Course3
Select one of the following courses:
Directed Study In Psychology (Quantitative Methods III)
Research Methods in Psychology
Methodological Issues In Developmental Psychology
Concentration Requirements43
See "Concentration Requirements" listed below
Research Courses15
Doctoral Supervised Research
Doctoral Dissertation Research
Doctoral Dissertation Preparation
Total Hours76

Concentration Requirements

Didactic Courses31
Special Topics In Psychology (Academic Assessment and Intervention for School Psychologists)
Special Topics In Psychology (Schoolwide Practices to Promote Student Learning and Mental Health)
Special Topics In Psychology (Supporting the Success of Diverse Students for School Psychologists)
Area Seminar In School Psychology
Individual Intelligence Measurement
Personality Measurement (Socioemotional Assessment)
Psychological Intervention I (Applied Behavior Analysis)
Psychological Intervention II (Cognitive Behavior Therapy)
Psychological Consultation
Psychology Of Families and Parenting
Practica & Internship Courses12
Psychological Clinic Practicum (Clinic + Integrated Psychological Assessment)
Psychological Clinic Practicum (Initial School-based Practicum)
School Psychology Practicum (Advanced Teacher-centered Services Practicum)
Internship In Psychology
Total Hours43


Full Professors

  • John Charles Begeny
  • Jeffery P. Braden
  • Lori Lea Foster
  • Amy G. Halberstadt
  • Mary E. Haskett
  • Christopher Brooke Mayhorn
  • Anne Collins McLaughlin
  • Adam W. Meade
  • Rupert W. Nacoste
  • Shevaun D. Neupert
  • Katharine E. Stewart
  • Eric N. Wiebe

Associate Professors

  • Jason Christopher Allaire
  • Jennifer L. Burnette
  • S. Bartholomew Craig
  • Jing Feng
  • Daniel Gruehn
  • Kelly Lynn Sara Mulvey
  • Scott Andrew Stage
  • Laura Marie Widman

Assistant Professors

  • Whitney Griffin
  • Yingchen He
  • Lori Hoggard
  • Ian Hughes
  • Kristen Mahony-Atallah
  • Aura Ankita Mishra
  • Kate Norwalk
  • Colleen Patton
  • Patsy Anne Sibley
  • Vanessa V. Volpe

Practice/Research/Teaching Professors

  • Virginia Baker-Russell
  • Anna Maria Behler
  • Sarah Louise Desmarais
  • Dana Kotter-Gruehn
  • Lindsey C. McGowen
  • Natalie Simona Murr
  • Joseph M. Simons-Rudolph
  • Amanda Young

Emeritus Faculty

  • Donald William Drewes
  • William P. Erchul
  • Denis O. Gray
  • Thomas M. Hess
  • James W. Kalat
  • David W. Martin
  • Samuel B. Pond III
  • Frank J. Smith
  • Michael S. Wogalter
  • Mary B. Wyer

Adjunct Faculty

  • David B. Kaber
  • Laura Ann Matalenas