School Psychology Program Information

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University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Updated: 02/28/2022

PO Box 413
Department of Educational Psychology
Milwaukee, WI 53201

Program Director: Karen Stoiber


Program Website:

Programs Offered and Program Approvals
  • Doctoral level, NASP Approved/Accredited (full), APA-Accredited
    Approved by the State Department of Education
    Other Accreditations: APA
    Graduation Credit Hours: 110
    Accessible to Working Professionals
  • Specialist level, NASP Approved/Accredited (full)
    Approved by the State Department of Education
    Graduation Credit Hours: 69
    Accessible to Working Professionals
Financial Support
Number of interns who received stipends175
Typically 100% of doctoral students are funded on assistantships. Doctoral students obtain research assistantships with faculty and teaching assistantships offered through the department.
Student Enrollment Data

2021 / 2022

Total Enrollment (including interns)5318
# of First Year Students181
# of Male Students122
# of Minority Students*81
# of interns during the academic year175
# of accepted students for 2021 / 2022335
# of applicants for 2021 / 20228519
* Note: Minority students are defined as those from ethnic/racial minorities historically underrepresented in United States colleges and universities.
Karen Callan Stoiberkstoiber@uwm.edu100 %
Kyongboon Kwonkwonk@uwm.edu100 %
Katherine Sagesagek@uwm.edu100 %
Amy Dwyeraimee@uwm.edu13 %
Amy Leventhalleventha@uwm.edu10 %
Note: Minority faculty are defined as those from ethnic/racial minorities historically underrepresented in United States colleges and universities.

01/01/2021 - 12/31/2021

# of Students Taking Praxis19
Percent Qualifying for the NCSP
(Score of 147)
Minimum Score154
Maximum Score183
Median Score173
Mean Score173
* 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?


Formal Option for Respecialization?
Internship Settings

2021 / 2022

Total Number of Interns175
Total completing internship entirely in school settings171
Total completing internships partly in school settings4
Total completing internships entirely outside school settings0
Total APA Accredited Internships5
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

2019 / 2020

# of students completing program (including internship)144
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 that left the program prior to graduation00
# of graduates employed by schools143
# employed in settings other than schools01
# employed in a faculty position00
# entering other fields00
# continuing formal education00
# not employed or continuing education00