School Psychology

Philadelphia Campus


MS, EdS and PsyD in School Psychology

At PCOM, school psychology graduate students focus on understanding the whole person in an osteopathic medical school setting. Internationally renowned, caring and committed faculty mentor PCOM students, guiding them through the practitioner-scholar training model and encouraging lifelong learning in the field of psychology.

Classes are offered at convenient, flexible times and formats for working individuals. PCOM's programs are unique in their use of standardized client actors, immersing students in realistic experiences and clinical situations. School psychology programs at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine offer students an integrated, competency-based curriculum specific to each program.

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Career Options

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 pursue a wide variety of career opportunities. While most school psychologists primarily practice in school environments, advanced training provides opportunities to work in a variety of settings, including:

  • public and private schools
  • counseling centers
  • community agencies
  • private practices
  • clinics and university counseling centers
  • hospitals

More Information

School psychologists provide effective services to help children and youth succeed academically, socially, behaviorally, and emotionally (NASP, 2010). Learn more about school psychology from the National Association of School Psychologists.

 

 

School Psychology Programs

MS in School Psychology

EdS in School Psychology

PsyD in School Psychology