Graduate School : School Psychology
MA/CAS : Course Sequence


First Semester
PSYC 601 Foundations of Cultural Diversity (1)
PSYC 603 Foundations of School Psychology (3)
PSYC 607 Learning and Cognition (3)
PSYC 626 Psychological and Educational Measurements (2)
PSYC 627 Norm-Referenced Testing I (2)
PSYC 636 Foundations of Interpersonal Effectiveness (3)
PSYC 637 Introduction to Group Dynamics (1)
PSYC 656 Field Experience in School Psychology (1)
Total Credits 16

Second Semester
PSYC 606 Advanced Developmental Psychology (3)
PSYC 629 Social-Emotional Assessment (3)
PSYC 632 Norm-Referenced Testing II  (2)
PSYC 638 Psychotherapy and Behavior Change (3)
PSYC 639 Exceptionality in Learning and Behavior (3)
PSYC 657 Field Experience in School Psychology II (1)
Total Credits 15


Third Semester
PSYC 628 Academic Functioning (3)
PSYC 641 Introduction to Family Therapy (3)
PSYC 646 Consultation and Prevention (3)
PSYC 658 Clinic Practicum I (3)
PSYC 671 Statistical Analysis and Research Design I (3)
Total Credits 15

Fourth Semester
PSYC 609 Physical Bases of Behavior (3)
PSYC 642 Advanced Topics in School Psychology (3)
PSYC 651 Academic Interventions (2)
PSYC 659 Clinic Practicum II (3)
PSYC 664 Practicum in Academic Interventions (1)
PSYC 695 Professional Practice Seminar (3)
Total Credits 15


Fifth Semester
PSYC 667 Internship in School Psychology I (9)

Sixth Semester
PSYC 668 Internship in School Psychology II (9)

Minimum Total Credit Hours Required for the Program: 79

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Lea R. Powell Institute for Children and Families

About MA/CAS

Master of Arts/Certificate of Advanced Study (MA/CAS) Overview

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Master's/CAS Handbook 2015

About Psy.D.

Doctor of Psychology in School Psychology (Psy.D.) Overview


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Doctoral Handbook 2015


Admissions Coordinator
Jana Atlas, Ph.D.
Professor of School Psychology
Ph: 607.871.2212

Internship Coordinator
Rachel Roth, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of School Psychology
Ph: 607.871.2212

Program Director
Andrea Burch, Psy.D.
Assistant Professor of School Psychology
Ph: 607.871.2212

Graduate Admissions
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Alfred, NY 14802
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