Psy.S. in School Psychology

The Department of Psychology offers a specialist degree (Psy.S) in school psychology with specialization in deafness, which includes a master's degree (M.A.) in developmental psychology.

The program of study is designed to provide a comprehensive plan of studies that integrates basic psychology, practitioner skills, and educational planning. The fundamental commitment of the program is to develop competent school psychologists who also subspecialize in the area of deafness, whose skills will be directed to service in a variety of educational settings. The program centers on a solid core of academic and applied courses supplemented by extensive practicum experiences and a one year internship.

For the program of study, requirements, and list of courses for the Psy.S in School Psychology, please visit the Academic Catalog.

Core faculty: Sherry Eyer, Tania Thomas-Presswood, Elizabeth Gibbons, and Bryan Miller

For more information: Email Dr. Tania Thomas-Presswood, School Psychology Program Director, or call 202-651-5540.

Admissions Procedures

Applicants for the Psy.S. in School Psychology must complete the application procedures and meet the requirements for graduate study at Gallaudet University. Visit the Graduate Admissions web site for more information and a checklist of application requirements. Detailed program information and course descriptions are also available in the Graduate Catalog.



First Date for Consideration of Application: No set date
Last Date for Completed Application: February 1

Program Specific Requirements

Three Letters of Reference

Required Undergraduate Major

Psychology Major or Minor, or Related Field

Prerequisite Coursework

Child Development
Abnormal Psychology

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