School Psychology Program Information

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Seattle University

Updated: 03/27/2024

Seattle University Attn: Dr. Ashli Tyre
901 12th Ave
P.O. Box 222000
Seattle, WA 98122

Program Director: Ashli Tyre


Program Website:

* The school psychology program at Seattle University seeks to produce leaders for a just and humane world through explicit instruction and training in an ecological-systems orientation of practice guided by a vision for social justice in education.

Programs Offered and Program Approvals
  • Specialist level, NASP Approved/Accredited (full)
    Approved by the State Department of Education
    Graduation Credit Hours: 90
    Accessible to Working Professionals
Financial Support


Do students in your program have access to an assistantship/traineeship?No
Do students in your program have access to hourly work?Yes
Total number of students receiving hourly work7
Minimum hours per semester40.0
Minimum stipend/salary per week$76


Number of interns who received stipends19
Median Stipend / Pay per year$22500

Additional Information

We have a federal training grant available through 2027. Grantees are selected based on financial need and diversity, and receive up to 50% tuition paid. In addition, they receive stipends and reimbursement for travel to field placements.
Student Enrollment Data

2023 / 2024

Total Enrollment (including interns)83
# of First Year Students26
# of Male Students8
# of Minority Students*25
# of interns during the academic year23
# of accepted students for 2023 / 202449
# of applicants for 2023 / 202480
* Note: Minority students are defined as those from ethnic/racial minorities historically underrepresented in United States colleges and universities.
Ashli Tyretyrea@seattleu.edu100 %
Jason Parkinparkinj@seattleu.edu100 %
David Fainsteindfainstein@seattleu.edu100 %
Neria Sebastiennsebastien@seattleu.edu100 %
Meg Iyeriyerm@seattleu.edu66 %
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?Yes
No data from program has been submitted.


Formal Option for Respecialization?
Evaluation through standard Admissions?
Minimum Graduate Credit Hours for Respecialization
Description of Respecialization Process
Normal application process through Graduate Admissions.
Culminating Documentation
Degree awarded; certification eligible
Internship Settings

2023 / 2024

Total Number of Interns23
Total completing internship entirely in school settings23
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
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
Student Outcome Data

2021 / 2022

# of students completing program (including internship)23
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 schools21
# continuing formal education2