School Psychology PhD
Research student learning processes and development through the School Psychology PhD in Temple’s College of Education. Sharpen your clinical and research skills while preparing to overcome obstacles and lead the evolution of the profession. Graduates typically enter faculty positions or pursue careers as researchers of school psychology in academic settings.
You may also become a certified school psychologist in Pennsylvania and New Jersey through this comprehensive degree. The program follows a scientist-practitioner model, which emphasizes that a thorough theoretical understanding of the science of psychology is needed to master practical competencies in the field. As a doctoral student, you’ll partner with faculty mentors to embark on research studies, co-author articles and present at conferences.
Temple’s School Psychology PhD provides a diverse, inclusive learning environment with a focus on social justice. The program is committed to serving underserved and marginalized populations in the community. Temple’s urban environment provides a multitude of hands-on learning opportunities for students within diverse populations. You’ll take both daytime and evening classes and complete one year of full-time residency as part of the program.
Quality of Research
School Psychology PhD students have multiple opportunities to work with faculty on research studies. Faculty researchers are funded by high profile organizations like the Gates Foundation, the Fogarty International Center of the National Institute of Health, and the Society for the Study of School Psychology. Learn more about research in the College of Education.
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