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Why School Psychology at PCOM?

  • Learn from the best: The faculty members of PCOM's school psychology programs are nationally-known experts in their field with a vast repertoire of research and publications to their credit.

  • Small class size: Classes are kept small to ensure students receive personalized attention from faculty. As one student says, "PCOM was my first choice while applying to schools. One thing that sets PCOM apart from other programs is the people and how much they care about the program and the students. The professors and staff are involved with each student, and you can't find that elsewhere."

  • STEPS Program: PCOM's programs are unique in their use of standardized patients as a training tool, giving students the opportunity to experience realistic clinical situations.

  • Holistic Approach: Because PCOM's school psychology programs are located within an osteopathic medical school, the programs take a holistic approach to serving the needs of students. It is one of the few school psychology programs to have integrated health psychology into the curriculum.

  • Work While You Learn: All the school psychology programs are specifically designed for the working professional, offering classes in the evenings and weekends.

  • Certification: Because the PsyD program is guided by the standards for training in school psychology set forth by the National Association of School Psychologists, its graduates are prepared for eligibility for national certification and for Pennsylvania licensure.

Last Updated: 9/24/14