School Psychology, M.S.

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The program course outline and graduation requirements for this catalog year are listed below.  The department website provides an overview of the program, including admission requirements, faculty biographies, learning outcomes, and careers: https://www.southernct.edu/academics/counseling-and-school-psychology/programs

Program Sequence - 40 Credits

As sequencing changes, it is highly recommended that students meet with their program advisor to finalize a list of requirements for graduation.  

Course Requirements
CSP 532 – Physical Bases for Behavior and Personality – 3 credits
CSP 533 – Individual Assessment I & Lab – 4 credits
CSP 539 – Developmental Psychopathology in Schools – 3 credits
CSP 540 – Introduction to Assessment in Counseling & School Psychology – 3 credits
CSP 550 – Counseling Skills & Techniques – 3 credits
CSP 568 – Counseling and Life Span Development – 3 credits
CSP 569 – Theories of Counseling – 3 credits
CSP 574 – Applied Behavioral Interventions in Schools, Classrooms and Counseling Settings – 3 credits
CSP 578 – Social and Cultural Diversity – 3 credits
CSP 622 – School Curriculum for Helping Professionals – 3 credits
CSP 641 – Ethical and Professional Conduct in School Psychology – 3 credits
CSP 670 – Psychology in the Schools – 3 credits
CSP 691 – Research & Evaluation in Schools and Clinical Mental Health Settings – 3 credits

Comprehensive Examinations
Students in the Master's program are required to pass a written Comprehensive Examination. The written comprehensive examination is administered following completion of all Master's program coursework, typically at the conclusion of the final semester of the student's first year of study.