Doctor of Philosophy

Program of Study

The USF School Psychology Ph.D. program has the following structure:

Research Competencies (16 hours of minimum course work; 9 hours dissertation)
 Course Credit Hrs
EDF 7410 Research Design 4
EDF 6407 Statistics I 4
EDF 7408 Statistics II 4
SPS 7980 Dissertation 9
Psychological Foundations (13 hours minimum)
Course Credit Hrs
SPS 6101 Behavior Disorders 3
EDF 6938 Social Psychology 3
EDF 6883 Issues in Multi Education 4
EDF 6213 Biological Bases of Behavior 3
Consultation/Intervention/Problem Solving (18 hours minimum)
Course Credit Hrs
SPS 6700 Intervention I 4
SPS 6701 Intervention II 4
SPS 6702 Intervention III 4
SPS 7205 Advanced Consultation 3
SPS 7700 Advanced Behav Intervention 3
Professional Practice (28 hours minimum)
Course Credit Hrs
SPS 7936 Advanced Seminar 2
SPS 6940 Intervention Practicum 2
SPS 6941 Intervention Practicum 2
EDG 7931 Advanced Practicum 2
SPS 7090 Supervision 4
SPS 6947 Internship 16


 AREA(S) OF EMPHASIS

All doctoral students in School Psychology must specialize in at least one Area of Emphasis. An area of emphasis is defined by course work, practica, research, and internship experiences taken by the student. List below the Area(s) of Emphasis that the student will focus on during his/her school psychology studies. List the courses that comprise each Area of Emphasis.