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Educational Psychology - School Psychology Emphasis

University of Utah

48 months
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The Educational Psychology - School Psychology Emphasis degree at University of Utah is designed to prepare qualified and effective psychologists who will practice in schools or school-related settings. 


Learning outcomes

The Educational Psychology - School Psychology Emphasis program at University of Utah requires 73 semester hours for the degree which includes a 1,500-hour supervised internship. Upon completing the program, students meet Utah State Licensing Standards, as well as certification requirements for most other states. The Doctoral degree is designed to prepare psychologists who will practice in schools and other human serivce settings including:

  • clinics
  • health centers
  • hospitals
  • research and academic settings
  • and mental health agencies

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Neuropsychological Bases of Behavior 
  • Human Memory 
  • Psychology of Reading
  • Independent Study and Special Projects in Educational Psychology: Ph.D.
  • Multivariate Statistics 
  • Scale Development
  • Psychological Consultation
  • Practicum in College/University Teaching 
  • Spec Topic in Statistics 
  • Learning Sciences Seminar 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

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Academic requirements

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General requirements

  • An undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0, based on all undergraduate work. If the undergraduate GPA is below 3.0, a GPA will be calculated on the last 60 semester hours (90 quarter hours) of the undergraduate work for admission consideration;
  • Meeting the academic department’s admission standards, and receiving a recommendation for admission to their graduate program.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Salt Lake City

1000 - 1730 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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