School Psychology

We prepare graduates to provide evidence-based school psychology services that promote children’s academic, social-emotional, and behavioral success. We offer a specialist-level Master of Science (MS) as well as a Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) in School Psychology. Learn more about School Psychology.

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Begin your School Psychology career through our Master’s Program

Specialist-level school psychologists are in demand throughout the nation. We offer a broad range of experience with an emphasis on practitioner-scientist training.
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Advance your career through our Doctoral Program

You can enter the program with a bachelor’s or a master’s degree, with the option of earning an MS during your studies. Our alumni have a 100% job placement rate.

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Accepting applications for 2023

Apply by December 1, 2022 for admission to the program in Summer/Fall 2023. GRE scores are no longer required for admission to the specialist-level program.

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Obtain your state and national credentials in School Psychology

Our programs are aligned with the standards of the Maine Department of Education (MDOE) and the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP).
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Gain additional training in applied behavior analysis (ABA)

Both MS and PsyD students complete coursework in ABA. Our doctoral students have an option to earn their master’s with a concentration in ABA during their studies.

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Questions about our programs? Our Information Sessions are an excellent way to learn more about the benefits of graduate study at USM!
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