Upon satisfactory evaluation by the faculty (ARC*), the doctorate is awarded to candidates who have successfully completed the following requirements of the program:
- 121 graduate credits of course work as designated+
- A minimum grade point average of 3.0 (please note: Any course grade below a B must be retaken and a grade of at least B must be obtained.
- Successful completion of Doctoral Practica I and II
- Successful completion of the Foundations Comprehensive Examination, ACE (Assessment Competency Exam), Competency in Fundamentals of School Psychology Practice and ICE (Intervention Competency Exam)
- Successful completion of the Doctoral Dissertation
- Successful completion of an approved (1750 hour minimum) internship in school-clinical psychology
*ARC is an acronym for Academic Review Committee, a standing clinical faculty meeting that convenes periodically, but not less than twice annually, to review student progress.
+After year two of the program, students are awarded a Master of Arts degree in Educational Psychology.