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Master of Science in Education (MSEd) in School Psychology and School Psychology Bilingual Specialization Track Prerequisites Bachelor's degree; background preparation in abnormal psychol-ogy, developmental psychology, experimental psychology, general psychology, learning, personality theory, and statistics; as well as courses or demonstrated competencies in educational problems and principles, and curriculum development or methods of teaching and instructing. Students must have all the psychology prerequisite preparation before entering the program; however, students may complete the education program prerequisites after admission.Curriculum The master's degree program in school psychology coincides with some of the first three years of study in the PsyD in School-Clinical Child Psychology program. Candidates must fulfill the residency requirements of 30 credits at Pace University, including at least one year of full-time study.Confirmation of the MSEd in School Psychology Students who successfully complete all of the requirements for the master's program in school psychology and pass the Proficiency Exam will receive the MSEd in School Psychology degree from Pace University and be recommended to the New York State Education Department for Certification in School Psychology. Upon comple-tion of the master's program, students may apply to the doctoral program in school-clinical child psychology. Completion of the MSEd program requires a minimum of 1,200-clock-hours of super-vised field work approved by the director of field training; at least 600-clock-hours must be completed in a school setting.Master of Science in Education School Psychology (69 credits total)Degree Requirements First Year (Fall) (12 credits) PSY 501 Introduction to School-Clinical Child Psychology I 0PSY 509 Practicum A, B, C, or D 0PSY 704 Advanced Developmental Psychology 3PSY 717 The Psychology of Learning: Theory and Applications 3PSY 721 Tests and Measurements 3PSY 725 Advanced Personality Theories 3First Year (Spring) (13 credits)PSY 502 Introduction to School-Clinical Child Psychology II 0PSY 509 Practicum A, B, C, or D 0PSY 703 Psychological Assessment I 4PSY 710 Psychopathology in Childhood and Adolescence 3PSY 722 Counseling Theory and Cognitive-Behavioral Intervention Techniques 3PSY 727 Learning Disabilities-Diagnosis and Remediation: Theory and Practice 3At the end of the first year, students are required to take the Qualifying Examination. Students must pass the examination in order to proceed to the second year of study. Students are permitted to take the Qualifying Examination a maximum of two times.Master of Arts in Psychology Prerequisites Candidates are expected to have completed at least 12-under-graduate credit hours in psychology, including the following undergraduate courses: Introductory Psychology and a statistics course (or its equivalent).Master of Arts in Psychology (36 credits total)Required Core Courses (18 credits)PSY 604 Developmental Psychology 3PSY 612 Neuropsychology 3PSY 615 Research Methods and Statistics I 3PSY 623 Social Psychology 3PSY 624 Cognitive Psychology 3PSY 625 Personality Theories 3Electives (18 credits)*PSY 616 Research Methods and Statistics II 3PSY 617 Human Learning 3PSY 618 Community Mental Health 3PSY 619 Community Resources: Interagency 3 Coordination in the Delivery of ServicesPSY 621 Psychological Measurement 3PSY 626 Forensic Psychology 3PSY 646 Critical Thinking 3PSY 656 Developmental Disabilities 3PSY 667 Multicultural/Gender Issues 3PSY 680 Program Evaluation 3PSY 681 Organizational Psychology 3PSY 682 Personnel Psychology 3PSY 683 Organizational Development 3PSY 684 Occupational Health Psychology 3PSY 690 Special Topics in Psychology 3PSY 691 Practicum in Psychology 3PSY 695 Independent Study 1-3PSY 696 Special Topics 3PSY 699 MA Thesis 3Total Credits: 36*Other psychology courses approved by the MA in Psychology program coordinator or the graduate psychology programs director may be considered as electives.New York City Dyson College of Arts and Sciences Graduate Programs 23

First Year (Spring) (14 credits)PSY 502 Introduction to School-Clinical Child Psychology II 0PSY 509 Practicum A, B, C, or D 0PSY 703 Psychological Assessment I 4PSY 703A Practicum: Limiting Bias in Bilingual Assessment 1PSY 710 Psychopathology in Childhood and Adolescence 3PSY 722 Counseling Theory and Cognitive-Behavioral Intervention Techniques 3PSY 727 Learning Disabilities-Diagnosis and Remediation: Theory and Practice 3At the end of the first year, students are required to take the Qualifying Examination. Students must pass the examination in order to proceed to the second year of study. Students are allowed to take the Qualifying Examination a maximum of two times.First Year (Summer) (7 credits)PSY 867 Multicultural/Gender Issues 3SPE 640 Communication and Language and the Bilingual Child in the Classroom 1SPE 641 Bilingual Language Development and Disorders 3Second Year (Fall) (15 credits)PSY 509 Practicum A, B, C, or D 0EDU 701 The School: Field Experience and Seminar 3PSY 707 Psychological Assessment II 4PSY 715 Statistics and Research Design I 4PSY 709A Practicum: Counseling the Culturally Different 1PSY 737 Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy 3Second Year (Spring) (13 credits)PSY 509 Practicum A, B, C, or D 0EDU 702 The School: Field Experience and Seminar 3PSY 712 Advanced Physiological Psychology 3PSY 713 Psychological Assessment III 4PSY 723 Advanced Social Psychology 3Second Year (Summer) (3 credits)PSY 720 Integrating Seminar 3At the end of the second year, upon completion of at least 42-graduate credit hours in the program, students are eligible for the New York State Psychology Internship Certificate. Note: Candidates who want New Jersey school psychology certification should contact the program director. Before students are enrolled in the Bilingual School Psychology internship, they must pass a language proficiency examination and demonstrate that they are capable of providing psychological services to bilingual populations in their native language.Third Year (Fall) (10 credits)PSY 509 Practicum 0PSY 750A Bilingual School Psychology I: Internship, Ethics and Seminar 4PSY 734 Consultation 3PSY 759 Early Childhood and Infant Assessment 3Third Year (Spring) (4 credits)PSY 509 Practicum 0PSY 751A Bilingual School Psychology II: Internship, Ethics, and Seminar 4Total Credits: 78*There are changes anticipated in the MSEd in School Psychology Bilingual Specialization, primarily regarding field work requirements. Check with the program director regarding current requirements in the MSEd in Bilingual School Psychology program.Second Year (Fall) (14 credits)PSY 509 Practicum A, B, C, or D 0EDU 701 The School: Field Experience and Seminar 3PSY 707 Psychological Assessment II 4PSY 715 Statistics and Research Design I 4PSY 737 Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy 3Second Year (Spring) (13 credits)PSY 509 Practicum A, B, C, or D 0EDU 702 The Exceptional Child: Field Experience and Seminar 3PSY 712 Advanced Physiological Psychology 3PSY 713 Psychological Assessment III 4PSY 723 Advanced Social Psychology 3At the end of the second year, upon completion of at least 42-graduate credit hours in the program, students are eligible for the New York State School Psychology Internship Certificate.Second Year (Summer) (3 credits)PSY 720 Integrating Seminar 3Third Year (Fall) (10 credits)PSY 509 Practicum A, B, C, or D 0PSY 734 Consultation 3PSY 759 Early Childhood and Infant Assessment 3PSY 750 School Psychology I: Internship, Ethics and Seminar 4Third Year (Spring) (4 credits)PSY 509 Practicum A, B, C, or D 0PSY 751 School Psychology II: Internship, Ethics and Seminar 4Total Credits: 69All MSEd students are required to complete a 1,200-clock-hour school psychology in-ternship. A minimum of 600 clock-hours must be completed in a school setting with a minimum of two full days per week over 20 weeks per semester.The MSEd program has the school psychology internship as its final culminating experi-ence. To enhance this experience, students enroll in PSY 734 (Consultation) and PSY 759 (Early Childhood and Infant Assessment) early in their internship (fall). These courses facilitate integration of prior learning and broaden the final internship field experience.Note: Candidates who want New Jersey school psychology certification should consult the program director.Master of Science in Education School Psychology Bilingual Specialization (78 credits total)*In addition to the MSEd in School Psychology prerequisites, students in the bilingual program are also required to complete EDU 134 (Foundations of Bilingual Education or its equivalent.)Degree Requirements First Year (Fall) (12 credits) PSY 501 Introduction to School-Clinical Child Psychology 0PSY 509 Practicum A, B, C, or D 0PSY 704 Advanced Developmental Psychology 3PSY 717 The Psychology of Learning: Theory and Applications 3PSY 721 Tests and Measurements 3PSY 725 Advanced Personality Theories 3New York City24 Dyson College of Arts and Sciences Graduate Programs