Grad School Opportunities

Interested in grad school? Curious about labs and programs to apply to? You've come to the right place. 

PRYDe Lab at Texas Tech University

Dr. Adam Schmidt, assistant professor and director of the Pathways to Resilient Youth Development (PRYDe) lab in the Department of Psychological Sciences at Texas Tech University (TTU), will be reviewing graduate applications for the 2021 cohort. The PRYDe lab conducts research in the areas of neuropsychology, forensic psychology, and child clinical psychology. For more information about the PRYDe lab, click here. For more information about Clinical Psychology at TTU, click here. For specific questions, feel free to contact Dr. Schmidt by email at adam.t.schmidt@ttu.edu

Notre Dame ACE Teaching Fellows

The program is: 

  • Earning a cost-free Master of Education degree from the University of Notre Dame (no tuition, no debt)

  • Teaching for 2 years as a full-time teacher in an under-resourced Catholic school 

  • 2 summers on campus at Notre Dame (room and board provided) taking a class to prep to become a teacher 

  • Teaching in 1 of our 35 sites across the country (you can reference the sites here) 

  • Catered to NON-education Majors with interest in teaching a core content area Math, Science, English/Language Arts, History/Social Studies, Religion, Foreign Language) or Elementary 

  • Living in an intentional Christian community at your ACE site 

  • Much smaller than Teach for America (200 teachers total) and looks to support its teachers differently with both an academic and pastoral supervisor

  • A Catholic program animated by our catholic faith - though you do not need to be catholic to be qualified! 

Applications for ACE 28 will open on September 1, 2020.

More information about the program can be found here. Interested? Contact Mike Comuniello mcomunie@nd.edu or Bridgette McDermott bmcdermo@nd.edu with any questions. You may also use this link to request more information.

Master’s Degrees in Psychology

Masters in Psychology at San Francisco State University

San Francisco State University (SFSU) offers six graduate concentrations: MS Clinical Psychology; MA Developmental Psychology; MS Industrial/Organizational Psychology; MA Mind, Brain, and Behavior; MS School Psychology with a PPS School Psychologist Credential; and MA Social Psychology.

The application opens from October 1st through February 1st via Cal State Apply. Interested students can contact psych@sfsu.edu with any questions.

Michigan State University School Psychology Program (M.A.)

A school psychologist is a professional who applies psychology to schooling and learning related issues. In training and practice, school psychologists promote mental health and social justice through their assessment, intervention, and consultation work. 

Students obtain a Master of Arts (M.A.) in School Psychology as part of their Ed.S. or Ph.D. programs; enrollment in the Ed.S. or Ph.D. program is required to obtain the M.A. See more information about enrolling in the Ph.D. program below.

Interested in Ed.S. in School Psychology? Check out the program here.

Psy.D. Programs in Psychology

Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology at California Northstate University 

Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology at California Northstate University prepares you with proven interventions and practical clinical experiences. You will gain the skills to treat diverse and complex patient populations and the knowledge necessary to inspire and motivate others as you take leadership roles in both the profession and communities we serve.

The program offers:

  • No mandated summer or weekend classes

  • Student-to-faculty ratio kept below 10:1

  • Most class sizes kept below 20

  • Students from the colleges of psychology, medicine, and pharmacy work together in research and leadership classes.

  • The Psy.D. program has full regional approval through WSCUC. 

For more information, email PsyAdmissions@cnsu.edu or visit psychology.ncsu.edu. A brochure of the program is attached as a file below.

Clinical Psychology/Behavioral Health Integration at Antioch University New England

Antioch University New England (AUNE) in Keene, NH, is the first APA accredited doctoral program in Clinical Psychology to offer a Major Area of Study (MAS) in Behavioral Health Integration and Population Health. Led by Dr. Alexander Blount, a pioneer in the integration of behavioral health services into primary care, the program trains students to become leaders in integrated primary care.

The MAS program, through the Center for Behavioral Health Innovation in the Department of Clinical Psychology, is active in a statewide, multi-disciplinary effort in New Hampshire to develop the primary care behavioral health workforce. Find more information here

Ph.D. Programs in Psychology

For more information about Ph.D. programs in clinical psychology, you can refer to the attached file below that was created by a faculty member in the St. Mary’s Psychology Department.

Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Rowan University

The application deadline is January 1st. Please visit the department’s website here for more information. Below, I have highlighted some aspects of the program that may be of particular interest:

  • $1000 tuition per semester and annual stipends

  • Graduate students are personally mentored by their research lab advisor

  • Close proximity to relevant organizations and research and clinical training sites

  • Financial support for select advanced graduate students

  • Energetic, productive faculty with cross-discipline research collaborations

  • Rowan University is located in Glassboro, New Jersey, 20 minutes southeast of Philadelphia. 

Interested? Contact Jim A. Haugh, Ph.D. Director of Clinical Training at clinicalpsych@rowan.edu.

Michigan State University School Psychology Program (Ph.D.)

A school psychologist is a professional who applies psychology to schooling and learning related issues. In training and practice, school psychologists promote mental health and social justice through their assessment, intervention, and consultation work. 

Students obtain a Master of Arts (M.A.) in School Psychology as part of their Ed.S. or Ph.D. programs; enrollment in the Ed.S. or Ph.D. program is required to obtain the M.A.

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