School Psychology Program Information

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Alverno College

Updated: 02/10/2023

3400 S 43rd St
Corona Hall, Room 418
Milwaukee, WI 53234

Program Director: Jeffrey Molter


Program Website:

* Alverno launched its school psychology program in August, 2018. By coupling weekend course scheduling with opportunities for students to participate in synchronous distance-learning opportunities, Alverno is an attractive option for non-traditional students.

Programs Offered and Program Approvals
  • Specialist level, NASP Approved/Accredited (full)
    Approved by the State Department of Education
    Other Accreditations: HLC
    Graduation Credit Hours: 60
    Accessible to Working Professionals
    Offers at least 50% of instruction via distance education
Financial Support


Do students in your program have access to an assistantship/traineeship?No
Do students in your program have access to hourly work?Yes


Number of interns who received stipends15
Median Stipend / Pay per year$55000

Additional Information

Effective immediately, Alverno will offer five full-tuition scholarships (plus a small practicum stipend) for bilingual students and/or students from historically marginalized backgrounds who agree to work in high-needs districts.
Student Enrollment Data

2022 / 2023

Total Enrollment (including interns)47
# of First Year Students18
# of Male Students1
# of Minority Students*13
# of interns during the academic year13
# of accepted students for 2022 / 202318
# of applicants for 2022 / 202339
* Note: Minority students are defined as those from ethnic/racial minorities historically underrepresented in United States colleges and universities.
Monica Garcia-Warnkemonica.warnke@alverno.edu25 %
Jeffrey Molterjeffrey.molter@alverno.edu100 %
Melannie Litschermelannie.litscher@alverno.edu25 %
Myah Herromyah.herro@alverno.edu0 %
Kara Felsmankara.felsman@alverno.edu25 %
Jessica Willenbrinkjessica.willenbrink@alverno.edu100 %
Kara Morgankara.morgan@alverno.edu13 %
Brooke Soupennebrooke.soupenne@alverno.edu13 %
Samantha Everharteverhasa@alverno.edu13 %
Note: Minority faculty are defined as those from ethnic/racial minorities historically underrepresented in United States colleges and universities.
Unfilled faculty positions from the previous academic year?No
Anticipate opening a search for a new faculty member in the upcoming academic year?Yes

01/01/2022 - 12/31/2022

# of Students Taking Praxis14
Percent Qualifying for the NCSP
(Score of 147)
Minimum Score156
Maximum Score188
Median Score170
Mean Score170
* 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.


Formal Option for Respecialization?
Evaluation through standard Admissions?
Minimum Graduate Credit Hours for Respecialization
Internship Settings

2022 / 2023

Total Number of Interns13
Total completing internship entirely in school settings13
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.”
Multicultural Settings
Program offers a bilingual specialization (i.e. students graduate beign eligible for a bilingual school psychologist certification or designation).Yes
Program or department provides the following graduate preparation activities related to multicultural responsiveness.
  • A specific required course on multicultural responsiveness
  • Inclusion across all required courses (excluding statistics)
Program or department provides the following graduate preparation activities related to social justice that align with the NASP definition and extends beyond cultural awareness into action.
  • Inclusion across some (not all) required courses
Student Outcome Data

2021 / 2022

# of students completing program (including internship)16
Mean # of years to complete the program3
Median # of years to complete the program3
# of students who transferred to a School Psych Doctoral Program0
# of students that left the program prior to graduation1
# of graduates employed by schools16
# employed in settings other than schools0
# employed in a faculty position0
# entering other fields0
# continuing formal education0
# not employed or continuing education0