School psychology programs at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine are offered
through the Psychology Department. The Psychology Department offers students an integrated,
competency-based curriculum specific to each program. Internationally renowned, caring
and committed faculty mentor PCOM students, guiding them through the practitioner-scholar
training model and encouraging life-long learning in the field of psychology. To learn
more about the Psychology Department's philosophy and mission, read our Chairman's welcome.
Individuals in School Psychology careers can expect to help children and adolescents
resolve learning and behavioral problems thus promoting healthy development. Important
and rewarding work, school psychology professionals can expect a wide variety of career
opportunities and the ability to work in many job settings including public and private
schools, counseling centers, community agencies, private practices, clinics and university
counseling centers and even hospitals.
At PCOM, students benefit from learning in an osteopathic medical school and from
a campus-wide sense of serving and understanding the "whole person." Nationally renowned,
caring faculty members teach in a highly personalized, hands-on learning environment.
Classes are offered at convenient, flexible times and formats for working individuals.
PCOM's programs are unique in their use of high-fidelity simulators and standardized
patient actors, immersing students in realistic experiences and clinical situations.