The Department of Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology (CCSP) is fully accredited* by the Committee on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association as a combined psychology program. The CCSP Department adheres to a scientist-practitioner training model; therefore, heavy emphasis is placed on developing academic, research, and practitioner knowledge and skills.
The organizing themes that integrate the identity of the department are (a) the values of human diversity and individual differences (b) health and development across the lifespan, and (c) ecological (e.g., family, school, societal) influences on human behavior.
Degrees: Ph.D. in Counseling, Clinical, or School Psychology; M.Ed. with Pupil Personnel Services Credential in School Psychology; M.A. in Counseling Psychology offered as an option en route to the Ph.D.
Credentials: Pupil Personnel Services Credential in School Psychology (student must also complete a degree)
Minor: The Gevirtz Graduate School of Education offers the Education & Applied Psychology Minor (with an Applied Psychology Track, which CCSP oversees)
Prospective applicants, please be sure to read our Where to Begin Applying page before proceeding. After that, the best way to gain more information about our program is to attend one of our information meetings. Dates and locations for our information meetings can be found here: INFORMATION MEETINGS.
(APPLICATION DEADLINE: The Fall 2013 application process is completed. All Applicants will be receiving official notification from Graduate Division sometime in the near future.)
Application materials will be available on our web site late August - early September 2012.
*Questions related to the program's accredited status should be directed to the Commission on Accreditation:
Office if Program Consultation and Accreditation
American Psychological Association
750 1st Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002
Phone: (202) 336-5979 / E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org