Each student must complete a two-part Comprehensive Examination process. Part I involves achieving a minimum score on the NTE Specialty Examination in School Psychology, administered by ETS. Part II involves the comprehensive written examination. The process for completing Part I and II is outlined below:
It is important to note that the comprehensive exams must be completed and passed (along with an approved dissertation proposal) prior to a student applying for a professional internship.
Students may apply for admission to candidacy for the doctoral degree after completing a minimum of 30 hours of graduate work beyond the master’s degree with an outstanding scholastic record, satisfactorily passed the comprehensive examinations, and submitted a satisfactory plan for the proposed dissertation.
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