School Psychology Program Information

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University of Central Arkansas

Updated: 01/13/2020

201 Donaghey Ave
Mashburn Hall Room 207
Conway, AR 72035

Program Director: Heather Martens

E-mail: martensh@uca.edu

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

Programs Offered and Program Approvals
  • Doctoral level, NASP Approved/Accredited (full), APA-Accredited, NCATE/CAEP Recognized
    Graduation Credit Hours: 120
    Accessible to Working Professionals
  • Specialist level, NASP Approved/Accredited (full), NCATE/CAEP Recognized
    Graduation Credit Hours: 60
    Accessible to Working Professionals
Financial Support
SpecialistDoctoral
Number of first year students receiving aid40
Number of all students receiving aid (excl. interns)116
Average number of work hours per week20.020.0
Average stipend per week$275$300
Average number of waived hours per semester0.00.0
Percent of waived tuition0%0%
Number of interns who received stipends54
Stipend / Pay range per year$15000 - $25000$20000 - $30000
Student Enrollment Data

2019 / 2020

SpecialistDoctoral
Total Enrollment (including interns)1414
# of First Year Students52
# of Male Students32
# of Minority Students*32
# of interns during the academic year54
# of accepted students for 2019 / 202052
# of applicants for 2019 / 2020126
* Note: Minority students are defined as those from ethnic/racial minorities historically underrepresented in United States colleges and universities.
Faculty
NameEmailFTEMinority
Heather Martensmartensh@uca.edu
John Murphyjmurphy@uca.edu
Ronald Bramlettronkb@uca.edu
Joan Simon jsimon@uca.edu
Note: Minority faculty are defined as those from ethnic/racial minorities historically underrepresented in United States colleges and universities.
PRAXIS

1/1/2019 - 12/31/2019

# of Students Taking Praxis2
* 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
Minimum Graduate Credit Hours for Respecialization
60
Description of Respecialization Process
NA

Doctoral

Formal Option for Respecialization?
No
Evaluation through standard Admissions?
Yes
Description of Respecialization Process
NA
Culminating Documentation
NA
Internship Settings
No data from program has been submitted.
Student Outcome Data

2018 / 2019

SpecialistDoctoral
# of students completing program (including internship)52
Mean # of years to complete the program36
Median # of years to complete the program35
# of students who transferred to a School Psych Doctoral Program0
# of students that left the program prior to graduation00
# of graduates employed by schools52
# employed in settings other than schools00
# employed in a faculty position00
# entering other fields00
# continuing formal education00
# not employed or continuing education00