School Psychology Program Information

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University of Central Arkansas

201 Donaghey Ave
Mashburn Hall Room 207
Conway, AR 72035

Program Director: Ronald Bramlett

E-mail: Ronkb@uca.edu

Program Website: http://www.uca.edu/psychology/

Programs Offered and Program Approvals
  • Doctoral level, NASP Approved (full), APA-Accredited, NCATE/CAEP Accredited
    Graduation Credit Hours: 120
    Accessible to Working Professionals
  • Specialist level, NASP Approved (full), NCATE/CAEP Accredited
    Graduation Credit Hours: 60
    Accessible to Working Professionals
Student Enrollment Data

2016 / 2017

SpecialistDoctoral
Total Enrollment (including interns)1510
# of First Year Students67
# of Male Students52
# of Minority Students*22
# of interns during the academic year40
# of accepted students for 2016 / 201767
# of applicants for 2016 / 2017911

2015 / 2016

SpecialistDoctoral
Total Enrollment (including interns)1811
# of First Year Students40
# of Male Students14
# of Minority Students*25
# of interns during the academic year102
# of accepted students for 2015 / 201647
# of applicants for 2015 / 20161012
* Note: Minority students are defined as those from ethnic/racial minorities historically underrepresented in United States colleges and universities.
Faculty
NameEmailFTE
Heather MartensHmartens@uca.edu
John Murphyjmurphy@uca.edu
Ronald Bramlettronkb@uca.edu
Billy SmithBillys@uca.edu50 %
PRAXIS

2014 / 2015

# of Students Taking Praxis14
Percent Qualifying for the NCSP
(Score of 165)
100%
Minimum Score156
Maximum Score184
Median Score170
Mean Score170

2010 / 2012

# of Students Taking Praxis21
Percent Qualifying for the NCSP
(Score of 165)
90.48%
Minimum Score163
Maximum Score185
Median Score175
* Refers to the % of individuals that have, at one point, passed the exam based on a score of 165 (prior to September 2014) or 147 (September 2014 and on), regardless of number of attempts.
** All data were produced using the ETS® Data Manager for The Praxis SeriesTM tests. Some data may be incomplete given that not all examinees identify their origin program.
*** Aggregated Praxis statistics (median score, minimum/maximum scores, percentage passing) are available only for programs that have had at least five students designating their program/institution as a score recipient within the reporting period.
Respecialization

Specialist

Formal Option for Respecialization?
No
Evaluation through standard Admissions?
Yes
Description of Respecialization Process
NA
Culminating Documentation
Certificate

Doctoral

Formal Option for Respecialization?
No
Evaluation through standard Admissions?
Yes
Description of Respecialization Process
NA
Culminating Documentation
NA
Internship Settings

2015 / 2016

SpecialistDoctoral
Total Number of Interns102
Total completing internship entirely in school settings102
Total completing internships partly in school settings0
Total completing internships entirely outside school settings0
Total APA Accredited Internships2
Total APPIC listed meeting CDSPP Internship Guidelines (not APA)0
Total APPIC listed not meeting CDSPP Internship Guidelines0
Total meeting CDSPP Internship Guidelines not APPIC listed0
Total not APPIC listed and not meeting CDSPP Internship Guidelines0
1. The 2010 NASP Standards for Graduate Preparation of School Psychologists defines a school setting as “…one in which the primary goal is the education of students of diverse backgrounds, characteristics, abilities, disabilities, and needs. Generally, a school setting includes students who are enrolled in Grades pre-K–12 and has both general education and special education services. The school setting has available an internal or external pupil services unit that includes at least one state-credentialed school psychologist and provides a full range of school psychology services.”
Student Outcome Data

2016 / 2017

SpecialistDoctoral
# of students completing program (including internship)102
Mean # of years to complete the program35
Median # of years to complete the program35
# of students who transferred to a School Psych Doctoral Program0
# of students who exited due to inadequate performance00
# of students who withdrew from the program00