School Psychology Program Information

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University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

Updated: 02/25/2021

Department of Psychology
800 West Main Street
Whitewater, WI 53190

Program Director: Christine Neddenriep


Program Website:

Programs Offered and Program Approvals
  • Specialist level, NASP Approved/Accredited (full)
    Accredited by State Department of Education
    Graduation Credit Hours: 76
    Not Accessible to Working Professionals
    Does not offer at least 50% of instruction via distance education
Financial Support
Number of first year students receiving aid9
Number of all students receiving aid (excl. interns)19
Average number of work hours per week15.0
Average stipend per week$275
Average number of waived hours per semester0.0
Percent of waived tuition0%
Number of interns who received stipends12
Stipend / Pay range per year$51700 - $71300
Student Enrollment Data

2020 / 2021

Total Enrollment (including interns)36
# of First Year Students12
# of Male Students10
# of Minority Students*10
# of interns during the academic year12
# of accepted students for 2020 / 202119
# of applicants for 2020 / 202152
* Note: Minority students are defined as those from ethnic/racial minorities historically underrepresented in United States colleges and universities.
Christine Neddenriepneddenrc@uww.edu100 %
Tracey Scherrscherrt@uww.edu100 %
Note: Minority faculty are defined as those from ethnic/racial minorities historically underrepresented in United States colleges and universities.

01/01/2020 - 12/31/2020

# of Students Taking Praxis12
Percent Qualifying for the NCSP
(Score of 147)
Minimum Score166
Maximum Score189
Median Score179
Mean Score179
* 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
Respecialization students apply in the same way other students apply to the program.
Culminating Documentation
Ed. S. degree
Special Notes
Students can transfer a maximum of 9 credit hours from their previous degree.
Internship Settings

2020 / 2021

Total Number of Interns10
Total completing internship entirely in school settings10
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)10
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 graduation2
# of graduates employed by schools10
# employed in settings other than schools0
# employed in a faculty position0
# entering other fields0
# continuing formal education0
# not employed or continuing education0