School Psychology Program Information

The information provided was largely obtained from school psychology program directors. The data contained within are provided as a service to the school psychology community as well as those with an expressed interest in the field, including potential program applicants. We cannot and do not guarantee the currency or accuracy of the information. Individuals interested in these data are encouraged to confirm the information by contacting individual graduate programs as needed.

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University of Oregon

Updated: 01/08/2021

5208 University of Oregon
College of Education
375 HEDCO Education Bldg
Eugene, OR 97403

Program Director: Angie Whalen

E-mail: awhalen@uoregon.edu

Program Website: https://education.uoregon.edu/spsy

* Behaviorally oriented, prevention and early intervention focused, embraces multi-tiered systems of support framework

Programs Offered and Program Approvals
  • Doctoral level, NASP Approved/Accredited (full), APA-Accredited
    Accredited by State Department of Education
    Graduation Credit Hours: 157
    Not Accessible to Working Professionals
    Does not offer at least 50% of instruction via distance education
  • Specialist level, NASP Approved/Accredited (full)
    Accredited by State Department of Education
    Graduation Credit Hours: 93
    Not Accessible to Working Professionals
    Does not offer at least 50% of instruction via distance education
Financial Support
SpecialistDoctoral
Number of first year students receiving aid92
Number of all students receiving aid (excl. interns)159
Average number of work hours per week19.019.0
Average stipend per week$449$518
Percent of waived tuition100%100%
Number of interns who received stipends411
Stipend / Pay range per year$20000 - $30000$25000 - $38000
Student Enrollment Data

2020 / 2021

SpecialistDoctoral
Total Enrollment (including interns)2329
# of First Year Students112
# of Male Students75
# of Minority Students*89
# of interns during the academic year411
# of accepted students for 2020 / 2021153
# of applicants for 2020 / 20213038
* Note: Minority students are defined as those from ethnic/racial minorities historically underrepresented in United States colleges and universities.
Faculty
NameEmailFTEMinority
Angela Whalenawhalen@uoregon.edu100 %
Laura Lee McIntyrellmcinty@uoregon.edu100 %
Nicole Giulianigiuliani@uoregon.edu100 %
Hank Fienffien@uoregon.edu100 %
Ben Clarkeclarkeb@uoregon.edu100 %
Geovanna Rodriguezgeovanna@uoregon.edu100 %
Billie Jo Rodriguezbilliejo@uoregon.edu85 %
Note: Minority faculty are defined as those from ethnic/racial minorities historically underrepresented in United States colleges and universities.
PRAXIS

01/01/2020 - 12/31/2020

# of Students Taking Praxis5
Percent Qualifying for the NCSP
(Score of 147)
100%
Minimum Score169
Maximum Score185
Median Score177
Mean Score176
* 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?
No

Doctoral

Formal Option for Respecialization?
No
Evaluation through standard Admissions?
No
Internship Settings

2020 / 2021

SpecialistDoctoral
Total Number of Interns411
Total completing internship entirely in school settings44
Total completing internships partly in school settings4
Total completing internships entirely outside school settings3
Total APA Accredited Internships6
Total APPIC listed meeting CDSPP Internship Guidelines (not APA)0
Total APPIC listed not meeting CDSPP Internship Guidelines3
Total meeting CDSPP Internship Guidelines not APPIC listed5
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

2019 / 2020

SpecialistDoctoral
# of students completing program (including internship)36
Mean # of years to complete the program35.2
Median # of years to complete the program35.5
# of students who transferred to a School Psych Doctoral Program0
# of students that left the program prior to graduation00
# of graduates employed by schools22
# employed in settings other than schools04
# employed in a faculty position00
# entering other fields00
# continuing formal education00