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School Psychology Adv. Cert.

Program overview

The advanced certificate in school psychology is designed for students who are interested in learning aspects of school psychology, but may not want to pursue an advanced degree. The advanced certificate may be completed as a stand-alone program, or courses may be applied later for students who wish to complete a master's degree. Students who complete the MS program in school psychology automatically earn this certificate.


School psychology, advanced certificate, typical course sequence

CourseSem. Cr. Hrs.
First Year
SPSY-630 Academic Assessment 3
SPSY-620 Interpersonal Intervention Skills 3
SPSY-650 Applied Behavior Analysis  3
SPSY-640 Statistics 3
Second Year
SPSY-641 Research Methods 3
SPSY-720 Advanced Consultation 3
SPSY-723 Systems and Organizational Interventions 3
Total Semester Credit Hours 21

Career Outcomes

Job Titles

School Psychologist


K-12 schools, Community Centers, Human Service Agencies

Recent Employers

Rochester City School District, Buffalo School District, East Irondequoit School District, Fairport School District, and many out of state school districts, e.g., AZ, VA, FL

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