Winthrop University: Graduate School - School Psychology Master of Science Degree
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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 


PSYC 506  

Psychological Measurements


PSYC 604 

Advanced Studies in Human Development


PSYC 510 

Behavior Analysis and Change 


PSYC 606 

Applied Behavior Analysis and Intervention 


PSYC 601 

Psychopathology of Childhood & Adolescence


PSYC 607 

Curriculum-Based Assessment and Academic Interventions


PSYC 608

Psychological Assessment for Intervention I 


PSYC 615  

Legal, Ethical, & Professional Issues in School Psychology


PSYC 618 

Consultation and Indirect Services 


PSYC 620 

School Psychology Traineeship I 


PSYC 621 

School Psychology Traineeship II


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: 3/27/20