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					                                                  Advanced Certificate in School Psychology

Today’s school psychologists must function as effective        Admissions Requirements
educational consultants, intervention strategists              • Graduate admissions application (available online)
and counselors in addition to their historical role as         • $50.00 application fee (non-refundable)
psychometricians. Marist’s school psychology programs          • Official undergraduate/graduate transcripts from
focus on instruction in theory and skills associated with        all institutions attended
five roles regularly encountered by a school psychologist:     • A current resumé
facilitator in understanding human behavior; counselor;        • Completed recommendation forms from three references
psychological/educational examiner; consultant and             • A personal essay
information specialist/intervention strategist. Our goal is    • Official Graduate Record Exam (GRE) scores
to prepare professionals who manifest a holistic blend         • Interview with director
of theory and practice in meeting the educational needs
of today’s students within the interacting contexts of their   Application Deadlines
schools, families and communities.                             Fall               August 1
                                                               Spring             December 1
Marist offers two options for those interested in earning      Summer             April 1
certification as a school psychologist in New York State:
the MA in School Psychology and the Advanced Certificate       Tuition & Costs
in School Psychology. The Advanced Certificate option          Tuition              $665.00 per credit
is available only to those who have already earned             Application Fee      $50.00
a Master’s degree in a field closely related to school
psychology (e.g. Educational Psychology; Counseling            Contact Information
Psychology). The Advanced Certificate programs are either      Marist College
26–32 credit hours or 41–47 credit hours. However,             Office of Graduate Enrollment
the actual number of credits required for students will        Poughkeepsie, New York 12601–1387
vary depending on course work completed through
the previously completed Master’s degree and will be           Phone: 888.877.7900
determined by the Program Director.                            Email: graduate@marist.edu
                                                               Web: www.marist.edu/graduate
Distinctiveness
At the time of matriculation, each student is assigned
a faculty advisor. Students are encouraged to have
regular meetings with their faculty advisor for purposes of
discussing academic progress and planning.

Graduate Assistantships are awarded on a competitive
bases to full-time students. Assistants work with members
of the school psychology faculty and perform duties
such as library and empirical research, tutoring students,
assisting in organizing student activities and related work.
Up to $4,500 per year is awarded to each graduate
assistant in exchange for ten hours of work per week.
For further details, contact the Director of the School
Psychology Program.

Format
Courses are offered at our main campus in Poughkeepsie.

In order to obtain the certificate all requirements must be
completed no later than five years after matriculation and
students must achieve a 3.0 cumulative GPA.
                                                                                                              Rev. 8/07
Advanced Certificate in School Psychology (26 credits)   Advanced Certificate in School Psychology (41 Credits)
(Complements the Marist MA in Psychology)                (Complements the Marist MA in Educational Psychology)

EPSY 505 Educational Psychology: Classroom               PSYH 705 Counseling I
         Instruction & Organization                      PSYH 706 Counseling II
EPSY 510 The Integration of Learning Theory &            PSYG 511 Personality
         Teaching Methodologies                          PSYG 607 Psychopathology
PSYH 601 Learning Disabilities                           PSYH 609 Clinical Services for Children and Adolescents
PSYH 602 School Consultation                             PSYG 548 Multimodal Therapy or PSYH 650 Play Theropy
PSYH 603 Psycho-Educational Services in                  PSYH 613 Assessment I
          General Education                              PSYG 614 Assessment II
PSYH 610 School Psychology Practicum I                   PSYH 601 Learning Disabilities
PSYH 611 School Psychology Practicum II                  PSYH 602 School Consultation
                                                         PSYH 603 Psycho-Educational Services in
School Psychology Internship including:                           General Education
PSYH 701 School Psychology Seminar I                     PSYH 610 School Psychology Practicum I
PSYH 702 School Psychology Seminar II                    PSYH 611 School Psychology Practicum II
PSYH 703 School Psychology Seminar III *
PSYH 704 School Psychology Seminar IV *                  School Psychology Internship including:
                                                         PSYH 701 School Psychology Seminar I
Total Credits: (Pending Transcript Review by             PSYH 702 School Psychology Seminar II
Program Director) 26(32*)                                PSYH 703 School Psychology Seminar III *
                                                         PSYH 704 School Psychology Seminar IV *
* Optional internship experience for students seeking
  1,200 contact hours.                                   Total Credits: (Pending Transcript Review by Program
                                                         Director) 41 (47*)

                                                         * Optional internship experience for students seeking
                                                           1,200 contact hours.

				
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