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College of Psychology
3301 College Ave.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314

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(954) 262-8000
800-338-4723
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(954) 262-7563
800-541-6682 ext. 27563
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(954) 262-5730
(954) NSU-CARE (678-2273)

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Curriculum

Program Format

The format is designed for the working professional with courses offered primarily on weekends and evenings. Students will typically take nine credit hours per semester; including the summer term. The degree is designed with an expected completion date of four years, including a one-year internship. Students will be required to complete two practica, one of which will be school-based.

The program is offered on the main campus in Fort Lauderdale, as well as at the Tampa Regional Campus.

Required Courses: 79 Total Credits. View Course Descriptions

CRN COURSE NAME CREDITS
PSY 700 Learning and Human Development 3
PSY 710 Psychology of Exceptional and At-Risk Children 3
PSY 715 Child and Adolescent Psychopathology 3
PSY 720 Biological Bases of Behavior 3
PSY 735 Organization and Operation of Schools 3
PSY 750 Counseling Theories and Techniques 3
PSY 770 Ethical, Legal, and Professional Issues for School Psychologists 3
CRN COURSE NAME CREDITS
PSY 765 Applied Behavioral Assessment 3
PSY 780 Psychoeducational Assessment 3
PSY 782 Assessment: Intelligence Testing I with Lab 4
PSY 784 Assessment: Intelligence Testing II 3
PSY 786 Projective/Objective Personality Assessment 3
PSY 789 Assessment of Special Populations 3
PSY 792 Integrated Report 3
CRN COURSE NAME CREDITS
PSY 705 Social and Cultural Bases of Assessment and Counseling 3
PSY 730 Instructional Strategies for Students with Diverse Needs 3
PSY 755 School Consultation Skills 3
PSY 760 Contemporary Clinical Interventions for the School Psychologists 3
PSY 775 Theories & Research in Reading Instruction, Assessment, and Intervention 3
CRN COURSE NAME CREDITS
PSY 740 Educational Statistics 3
PSY 745 Research Design 3
CRN COURSE NAME CREDITS
PSY 800 Practicum in School Psychology School Based 3
PSY 805 Practicum in School Psychology Clinic Based 3
PSY 810 Internship in School Psychology 6