Graduate Certificate program in School Psychology at SUNY at Albany

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CAS School Psychology

school-psychology

Work with struggling elementary and secondary school students to measurably improve their school experiences, academic outcomes, and psychological well-being.

This NASP-approved Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) in School Psychology prepares you for permanent NYS certification as a school psychologist or for related careers in educational consulting, scholastic assessment, and behavioral intervention services.

In the program, you learn create evidence-based treatment programs that equip children and young adults with constructive study habits, useful coping strategies, and positive ways of interacting with peers, parents, teachers, and school administrators.

The 73-credit CAS curriculum includes an embedded 30-credit master in educational psychology that is required for permanent NYS certification as a school psychologist.

Choose two: Developmental Neuropsychology, Individual Differences in Human Behavior, Social Psychology Foundations in Professional Psychology.

Educational Research Design, Independent Study, or Master Thesis.

In your first year in the program, you take courses and complete practice assignments such as administering and interpreting tests of intelligence and achievement.

Field Experience I: Practicum in School Psychology: 420 Hours.

In your second year, you move through a planned sequence of supervised training experiences that expose you to the full range of school psychology services.

Full-Time Student Internship in School Psychology: 1200 Hours.

During your third-year internship, you directly participate in interventions and support students who are encountering educational, social, emotional, and behavioral problems in public schools. Internships typically comprise ten months of full-time work in a school setting, coupled with group seminars and reflective practice.

School Psychology is approved for licensure or certification in New York State and the institution has not made a determination regarding the educational requirements for any other state.

Statement of goals The statement is generally one to two pages discussing what you have to offer the program and what you wish to get out of the program. It should include a brief description of the applicant field of interest, related background, desired area of study and research emphasis or career goals.

School Psychology is not available to international applicants.

School Psychology requires an internship, field experience, study abroad component, or clinical experience requirement.

Learning objectives that UAlbany students are expected to attain through their course of study within their academic program.

To prepare research scholars in educational psychology with methodological competence to make contributions to the field.

10 Months Duration
73 Credit hours
Yes GRE Required
No Scholarships Available

Composition of student population

43 Post-master's certificate
7 Postbaccalaureate certificate

Tuition for School Psychology graduate program at SUNY at Albany

$13,435 In-state Tuition & Fees
$25,225 Out-of-state Tuition & Fees

How does certificate program tuition for SUNY at Albany compares with other universities in New York?

SUNY at Albany is a public university with an average tuition of $25,225 per year. This tuition gives it an affordability index of #7 among all universities in the New York, and an affordability index of #197 among all the universities in the US.

UniversityTuition / Year
School Psychology Certificate program at Fordham University$23,846
School Psychology Certificate program at Yeshiva University$35,100
School Psychology Certificate program at Adelphi University$43,950
School Psychology Certificate program at Columbia University in the City of New York$51,194

Universities with Similar Certificate Programs

Program NameTuition / Year
School Psychology Certificate program at Eastern University$13,610
School Psychology Certificate program at Fordham University$23,846
School Psychology Certificate program at Wayne State University$18,226
School Psychology Certificate program at Indiana State University$7,948

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