Winthrop University: Graduate School - School Psychology Master of Science Degree
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Graduate School
211 Tillman Hall
Rock Hill, SC 29733, USA
800/411-7041 (tollfree)
803/323-2292 (fax)

Master of Science in School Psychology

The MS requires 36 semester hours of coursework, but the degree is awarded only at the end of the second year. The remaining hours taken during the second year and those taken during the third year, are applied toward the Specialist in School Psychology degree. An additional MS requirement is the passing of a written comprehensive exam.

Required Program for the MS

Semester Hours

PSYC 512  The Exceptional Child  3
PSYC 506  
Psychological Measurements 3
PSYC 604  Advanced Studies in Human Development 3
PSYC 510  Behavior Analysis and Change  3
PSYC 606  Applied Behavior Analysis and Intervention  3
PSYC 601  Psychopathology of Childhood & Adolescence 3
PSYC 607  Curriculum-Based Assessment and Academic Interventions 3
PSYC 608 Psychological Assessment for Intervention I  3
PSYC 615   Legal, Ethical, & Professional Issues in School Psychology 3
PSYC 618  Consultation and Indirect Services  3
PSYC 620  School Psychology Traineeship I  3
PSYC 621  School Psychology Traineeship II 3

Total Semester Hours


 Note: Registration for GSTC 600, Continuing Graduate Studies, may be required. Check with advisor.

Visit the graduate course descriptions webpage to view course descriptions.

Last Updated: 6/13/19