Doctoral training in the SPP consists of 122 graduate credit hours, including a year-long internship, early research experience, and dissertation, and leads to the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree. The SPP doctoral track is fully accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA) and the Florida Department of Education and is approved as a “Nationally Recognized” Program by the through the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP).
Graduates of this program are employed to provide psychological services in schools and other service delivery settings as a certified school psychologist and/or as a licensed psychologist. Graduates are also conduct research and prepare future school psychologists as faculty members in training programs at universities.
- Entry: Fall semester
- Typical course load: 6-12 credits/semester (depending on semester)
- Full-time/Part-time: Full-time
- Application Deadline: December 1st
- Average Class Size: 4-12 Students
- Program Completion: 5-6 years