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School Psychology, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (ARWU) Knoxville, TN, United States
Every PhD school psychology student is expected to meet the University of Tennessee school psychology training program’s knowledge and skill requirements. Opportunities for students to meet these requirements will occur in the classroom and during field experiences.
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Overview

The school psychology faculty, along with current and previous students, practicum and internship supervisors, and various other groups who help ensure quality control within the training programs, have contributed to the development of the curricula. Various accrediting and curricula oversight agencies (i.e., APA, NASP, SDE-Tennessee) have their own specific goals and objectives. 

The School Psychology Handbook, published by the Educational Psychology and Counseling Department describes how the University of Tennessee school psychology training program attempts to meet the goals and objectives of these various training groups.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    72 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

The University of Tennessee PhD program is designed to provide graded, sequential, and hierarchical training across the following areas.

  • Professional school psychology. 
  • Consultation and intervention. 
  • Assessment. 
  • Research and statistics. 
  • Psychoeducational core. 
  • Field experience and professional practice.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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General Requirements

Admission requirements:

  • The completed online Graduate Application for Admission 
  • A non-refundable application fee 
  • One unofficial transcript from all colleges and universities attended submitted on-line at the time of application to the Graduate School
  • The submission of official transcripts and degree certificates
  • Departmental application
  • Reference letters or rating forms

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31538 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31538 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    13120 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13120 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Knoxville

  • 885 - 1460 USD/month
    Living Costs

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