School Psychology

Degree: M.S.

Prepare for entry-level positions as school psychologists in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania through the Masters of Science degree in School Psychology. 

Why Study This Program?

Millersville University offers a Master of Science (M.S.) in Psychology with Certification in School Psychology program approved by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) and designed to meet the needs of full-time students in addition to those of many working professionals. The goal of the program is to prepare students for entry-level positions as school psychologists in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania who will work with students in school settings. In keeping with the ecological perspective, students are prepared to affect student learning through direct assessments and interventions as well as through collaboration with families, teachers, administrators and community liaisons. The program emphasizes best practices including the Response to Intervention (RtI) model and diversity awareness.

What Will You Learn?

This graduate option in School Psychology is a 64-semester hour, post-baccalaureate course of study leading to certification in School Psychology in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Providing candidates with a cross disciplinary approach involving psychology, education and school psychology, students will complete 28 credits of Skills I, II and III including multiple intervention-based courses among their many focuses. Upon successful completion of coursework and practicum, candidates engage in a full-year, 1,200-hour internship.

School Psychology at Millersville University

MU’s school psychology program prepares students for entry-level positions as school psychologists.