The Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) in School Psychology degree program is designed to prepare ethical, responsible, and competent school psychologists who are able to serve effectively in a number of professional roles.
The program emphasizes the development of attitudes, knowledge, and skills essential to the preparation of school psychologists who are committed to the ethical provision of quality services to diverse populations.
Students develop core competencies in psychological and educational foundations; cognitive, academic, and personality assessment; psychoeducational interventions, statistics and research methodology, and research initiatives. This 68-credit degree program, based on standards developed by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP), is designed to prepare students to meet the criteria for state certification in Arizona as school psychologists.
This program is designed for those who want to become certified school psychologists in the P-12 setting. This program meets the requirements for certification as a school psychologist and is approved by the Arizona Department of Education. Students are also eligible to apply to become Nationally Certified School Psychologists in a process designed for graduates of non-NASP approved programs.
The MAED in Educational Administration, the Ed.S. in Initial Educational Administration, the Ed.D. in Initial Educational Administration, the Ed.S. in Advanced Educational Administration, and the Ed.D. in advanced Educational Administration are approved by the Arizona Department of Education to lead to school administration licensure/certification upon completion of all program and state requirements. The MA in School Psychology and the PsyD in School Psychology are approved by the Arizona Department of Education to lead to school psychology licensure/certification upon completion of all program and state requirements. The programs offered through Argosy University Online Programs, with the exclusion of the MAED in Educational Administration, DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States regardless of the State in which the student resides.