23411 USD/year
23411 USD/year
6869 USD/year
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The University of Nevada, Las Vegas School Psychology program is the only training program in Nevada. We work to meet the critical need for school psychologists in Nevada and nationally. 

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You will find that school psychology is a stimulating and rewarding field. We hope that you will choose UNLV for your education and training. Feel free to reach out to any school psychology faculty for any questions, or just to chat!

The Ph.D. in School Psychology at University of Nevada, Las Vegas is rooted in training that emphasizes cultural diversity, a systems perspective (cultural ecological framework), and the integration of science and practice (scientist-practitioner model). Doctoral students are trained to be health service psychologists (HSPs), with a specialization in school psychology, who address psychological concerns through both scholarly research and the application of psychological knowledge and skills in practice. 

Career Possibilities

Career possibilities upon graduation are excellent. School psychology consistently ranks at the top of the list for “best social service job” (top 1 and 2 in recent years) according to US News and World Report. Graduates are eligible to work as school psychologists, licensed health service psychologists, researchers, and professors.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Assessment of Intelligence by School Psychologists
  • Psychoeducational Academic and Diagnostic Assessment
  • Projective, Personality, and Behavioral Assessment by School Psychologists
  • Evidence Based Interventions to Promote Mental Health
  • Consultation Theory & Skills

Key information

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122 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor's degree with an undergraduate grade point average of 3.00 or above.
  • If graduate course work has been completed, a graduate grade point average of 3.00 or above.
  • Fulfill english proficiency requirements as stated in the UNLV graduate english proficiency page.
  • Three letters of reference from university faculty or other individuals qualified to judge the applicant's academic potential and professionalism.
  • The applicant's personal statement of professional interests, career goals, research interests, and experiences and commitment to diversity. Two to three pages.

Tuition Fee

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  • In-State

    6869 USD/year
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Living costs for Las Vegas

880 - 1430 USD /month
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Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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