School Psychology Program Information

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Winthrop University

Updated: 02/14/2023

Dept of Psychology
129 Kinard Hall
Rock Hill, SC 29733

Program Director: Giancarlo Anselmo


Program Website:

* Winthrop offers a very good financial package including numerous scholarships as well as a paid practicum during the second year that is also supplemented with tuition waivers. During the third year, there is also a paid internship with the site being provided by the program and also supplemented with tuition waivers.

Programs Offered and Program Approvals
  • Specialist level, NASP Approved/Accredited (full), NCATE/CAEP Recognized
    Approved by the State Department of Education
    Graduation Credit Hours: 72
    Not Accessible to Working Professionals
    Does not offer at least 50% of instruction via distance education
Financial Support


Do students in your program have access to an assistantship/traineeship?Yes
Total number of students receiving an assistantship/traineeship12
Minimum hours per semester20.0
Minimum stipend/salary per week$6000
Minimum tuition waiver (%)65%
Do students in your program have access to hourly work?Yes
Total number of students receiving hourly work8
Minimum hours per semester20.0
Minimum stipend/salary per week$3000
Minimum tuition waiver (%)25%


Number of interns who received stipends12
Median Stipend / Pay per year$13500

Additional Information

The program controls several graduate assistantships and scholarships that range from 1,000 to 5,000 to help with the first year of tuition.
Student Enrollment Data

2022 / 2023

Total Enrollment (including interns)34
# of First Year Students10
# of Male Students4
# of Minority Students*6
# of interns during the academic year12
# of accepted students for 2022 / 202312
# of applicants for 2022 / 202330
* Note: Minority students are defined as those from ethnic/racial minorities historically underrepresented in United States colleges and universities.
Karen Monahan monahank@winthrop.edu100 %
Giancarlo Anselmoanselmog@winthrop.edu100 %
Elizabeth 100 %
Tanya Tuckertuckert@winthrop.edu20 %
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?No

01/01/2022 - 12/31/2022

# of Students Taking Praxis10
Percent Qualifying for the NCSP
(Score of 147)
Minimum Score159
Maximum Score184
Median Score168
Mean Score172
* 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
Description of Respecialization Process
All students with prior graduate degrees in related areas are evaluated on the basis of equivalency of coursework and fieldwork to those required by our program. Such students may be admitted to advanced standing in the program only as their preparation allows and openings in our program exist.
Culminating Documentation
Specialist in School Psychology Degree
Internship Settings

2022 / 2023

Total Number of Interns12
Total completing internship entirely in school settings12
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).No
Program or department provides the following graduate preparation activities related to multicultural responsiveness.
  • A specific required course on multicultural responsiveness
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.
    Student Outcome Data

    2021 / 2022

    # of students completing program (including internship)11
    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 graduation0
    # of graduates employed by schools11
    # employed in settings other than schools0
    # employed in a faculty position0
    # entering other fields0
    # continuing formal education0
    # not employed or continuing education0