All students in the MA in School Psychology program build competency skills in year-long experiences in school settings.

The practicum begins during the second year in the program followed the next year by internships supervised by certified school psychologists.


During the second year in the program, students are required to complete a year-long, school-based practicum designed to provide opportunities to demonstrate their skills in an applied school setting. The practicum experience prepares students for internship and ultimately, to work effectively with children, families, educators, and community mental health agents.

Some of the school settings in which students have completed their practicum requirements are:


The internship represents the culminating clinical experience in the school psychology program. Beginning in a student’s third year, internships must include a minimum of 1200 hours, with at least 600 of these hours occurring in a school setting. The internship provides opportunities for students to integrate their knowledge and applied skills in working with children, families and adults, under the supervision of certified school psychologists. Students are typically placed in two settings.

Some of the school settings in which students have completed their internship requirements are:

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Director of the Master's and PsyD School Psychology Programs
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Hy Weinberg Center 311
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Hy Weinberg Center, 220
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