Graduation Requirements

Master of Science in Psychology

The master's degree requires a minimum of 30 semester hours with a minimum grade point average 3.0 (B) with no more than one C. If you earn a C in any of the following course, the course must be repeated:. SPY 571, SPY 612, SPY 613, SPY 620, EDR

601. Only one course can be repeated. You must pass the General Knowledge portion of the Florida Teacher Certification Exam (FTCE).

Specialist in School Psychology

The specialist's degree requires a minimum of 41 semester hours of graduate course work beyond the master's degree with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 (B) with no more than one C. If you earn a C in any of the following course, the course must be repeated: SPY 552, SPY 614, PSY 636, SPY 648, and SPY 649. Only one course can be repeated.

You must complete the following requirements prior to graduation:

  • Demonstrate mastery of the 6 Accomplished Practices
  • Take the National Certification Exam for School Psychologists (NCSP) and the Florida Teacher Certification Exam (FTCE) or equivalent
  • Take a course in reading and a survey course in English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)