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School Psychology

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School Psychology at PCOM 
Clinically-Focused, Collaborative Programs

Collaboration and a whole person approach are the cornerstones of PCOM’s school psychology programs. Our faculty includes highly credentialed and respected practitioners and scholars who train students to provide psychological services including assessment, treatment, consultation, program development and evaluation while focusing on interprofessional collaboration, advocacy, individual and cultural diversity, and serving the underserved.

School 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.


What Our Students Say

“The entire school psychology faculty is fantastic! I appreciate their emphasis on the practical application of what is taught in the classroom. They have been genuine in their support while also challenging me to continue improving.”

Mary Jean Rainsford, PsyD ‘21

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Mary Jean Rainsford, PsyD ‘21 portrait

“The program is nonrestrictive and the PCOM faculty helped guide me to find practicums and experiences that allowed me to build on the skills I was learning or interests I wanted to explore.”

Aleida Silva-Garcia (PsyD ‘23)

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Aleida Silva-Garcia (PsyD ‘23) portrait

Students in PCOM’s school psychology programs can prepare for a career in helping 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:PCOM school psychology student smiles in a classroom.

  • Public and private schools
  • Counseling centers
  • Community agencies
  • Private practices
  • Clinics and university counseling centers
  • Hospitals

School psychology degree programs at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine offer students an integrated, competency-based curriculum specific to each program. PCOM offers the following school psychology programs:

Visit our admissions section to learn about the application process and requirements for our EdS and PsyD programs or contact an admissions specialist at

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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.