School Psychology Program Information

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University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Updated: 01/14/2020

PO Box 413
Department of Educational Psychology
Milwaukee, WI 53201

Program Director: Karen Stoiber

E-mail: kstoiber@uwm.edu

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

Programs Offered and Program Approvals
  • Doctoral level, NASP Approved/Accredited (full), APA-Accredited
    Accredited by State Department of Education
    Other Accreditations: APA
    Graduation Credit Hours: 115
    Accessible to Working Professionals
  • Specialist level, NASP Approved/Accredited (full)
    Accredited by State Department of Education
    Graduation Credit Hours: 69
    Accessible to Working Professionals
Financial Support
SpecialistDoctoral
Number of first year students receiving aid1
Number of all students receiving aid (excl. interns)5
Average number of work hours per week16.017.0
Average stipend per week$300$325
Average number of waived hours per semester12.012.0
Percent of waived tuition100%100%
Number of interns who received stipends202
Stipend / Pay range per year$54000 - $67000$55000 - $57000
Website
https://uwm.edu/education/academics/school-psychology/https://uwm.edu/education/academics/school-psychology/
Student Enrollment Data

2019 / 2020

SpecialistDoctoral
Total Enrollment (including interns)5317
# of First Year Students172
# of Male Students103
# of Minority Students*41
# of interns during the academic year202
# of accepted students for 2019 / 2020262
# of applicants for 2019 / 202010514
* Note: Minority students are defined as those from ethnic/racial minorities historically underrepresented in United States colleges and universities.
Faculty
NameEmailFTEMinority
Karen Callan Stoiberkstoiber@uwm.edu100 %
Kyongboon Kwonkwonk@uwm.edu100 %
Katherine Sagesagek@uwm.edu100 %
Amy Dwyeraimee@uwm.edu25 %
Jessica Brumm-Larsonjbrumm@uwm.edu25 %
Rebecca Ribarrribar@uwm.edu25 %
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 Praxis27
Percent Qualifying for the NCSP
(Score of 147)
100%
Minimum Score163
Maximum Score188
Median Score175
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?
Yes
Minimum Graduate Credit Hours for Respecialization
60
Description of Respecialization Process
Transcript is evaluated by program faculty and the graduate school.
Culminating Documentation
Ed.S. degree and recommendation for a school psychologist credential.

Doctoral

Formal Option for Respecialization?
No
Evaluation through standard Admissions?
Yes
Minimum Graduate Credit Hours for Respecialization
85
Description of Respecialization Process
Transcript is evaluated by program faculty and the graduate school.
Culminating Documentation
Ph.D. degree and recommendation for a school psychologist credential.
Internship Settings

2019 / 2020

SpecialistDoctoral
Total Number of Interns202
Total completing internship entirely in school settings202
Total completing internships partly in school settings0
Total completing internships entirely outside school settings0
Total APA Accredited Internships0
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 listed2
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

2018 / 2019

SpecialistDoctoral
# of students completing program (including internship)161
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 schools161
# employed in settings other than schools00
# employed in a faculty position00
# entering other fields00
# continuing formal education00
# not employed or continuing education00