College of Education Health and Human Services
School of Lifespan Development and Educational Sciences

About This Program

The School Psychology Ph.D. program prepares you for a professional career in school psychology with a focus on improving children's academic performance, social-emotional development, mental health and overall well-being. With a combination of comprehensive coursework, research experience and supervised on-site training experiences, you'll gain the knowledge and skills needed to make a difference in the lives of children and adolescents in a variety of applied settings. Read more...

Contact Information

Program Description

  • Delivery:
    • In person
  • Location:
    • Kent Campus

Examples of Possible Careers and Salaries*

Psychologists, all other

  • 2.3% slower than the average
  • 19,800 number of jobs
  • $105,780 potential earnings

Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists

  • 3.1% about as fast as the average
  • 171,500 number of jobs
  • $79,820 potential earnings


American Psychological Association (APA), Recognized by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

* Source of occupation titles and labor data comes from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook. Data comprises projected percent change in employment over the next 10 years; nation-wide employment numbers; and the yearly median wage at which half of the workers in the occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less.