School Psychology Program Information

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University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

Updated: 03/17/2024

PO Box 413
Department of Educational Psychology
Milwaukee, WI 53201

Program Director: Karen Stoiber

E-mail: kstoiber@uwm.edu

Program Website: https://uwm.edu/education/academics/school-psychology-phd/

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: 104
    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
SpecialistDoctoral

Assistantship/Traineeship

  
Do students in your program have access to an assistantship/traineeship?YesYes
Total number of students receiving an assistantship/traineeship33
Minimum hours per semester13.013.0
Minimum stipend/salary per week$425$425
Minimum tuition waiver (%)100%100%

Hourly Work

  
Do students in your program have access to hourly work?YesYes
Total number of students receiving hourly work40
Minimum hours per semester120.0
Minimum stipend/salary per week$145$0
Minimum tuition waiver (%)0%0%

Internship

  
Number of interns who received stipends191
Number of interns who received stipends$63000$35000

Additional Information

  
Student Enrollment Data

2023 / 2024

SpecialistDoctoral
Total Enrollment (including interns)5311
# of First Year Students190
# of Male Students41
# of Minority Students*51
# of interns during the academic year191
# of accepted students for 2023 / 2024190
# of applicants for 2023 / 20247410
* Note: Minority students are defined as those from ethnic/racial minorities historically underrepresented in United States colleges and universities.
Faculty
NameEmailFTEMinority
Brittany Bice-Urbachbjbice@uwm.edu13 %
Karen Callan Stoiberkstoiber@uwm.edu100 %
Kyongboon Kwonkwonk@uwm.edu100 %
Megan Gilbertsongilbe235@uwm.edu100 %
Amanda Hanrahanhanrah33@uwm.edu25 %
Jean Gatzgatz@uwm.edu13 %
Amy Dwyeraimee@uwm.edu13 %
Katherine Smithsmit3759@uwm.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?No
PRAXIS
No data from program has been submitted.
Respecialization

Specialist

Formal Option for Respecialization?
No

Doctoral

Formal Option for Respecialization?
No
Internship Settings

2023 / 2024

SpecialistDoctoral
Total Number of Interns191
Total completing internship entirely in school settings19
Total completing internships partly in school settings1
Total APA Accredited Internships1
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
  • 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.
  • A specific required course on social justice
  • Inclusion across some (not all) required courses
Student Outcome Data

2021 / 2022

SpecialistDoctoral
# of students completing program (including internship)194
Mean # of years to complete the program36.5
Median # of years to complete the program36
# of students who transferred to a School Psych Doctoral Program0
# of students that left the program prior to graduation20
# of graduates employed by schools191
# employed in settings other than schools04
# employed in a faculty position00
# entering other fields00
# continuing formal education00
# not employed or continuing education0