School Psychology Program Information

The information provided was largely obtained from school psychology program directors. The data contained within are provided as a service to the school psychology community as well as those with an expressed interest in the field, including potential program applicants. We cannot and do not guarantee the currency or accuracy of the information. Individuals interested in these data are encouraged to confirm the information by contacting individual graduate programs as needed.

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Seattle University

Updated: 02/03/2022

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

Program Director: Ashli Tyre

E-mail: tyrea@seattleu.edu

Program Website: https://www.seattleu.edu/education/psychology/

* 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
Specialist
Number of interns who received stipends14
Student Enrollment Data

2021 / 2022

Specialist
Total Enrollment (including interns)81
# of First Year Students29
# of Male Students10
# of Minority Students*23
# of interns during the academic year16
# of accepted students for 2021 / 202232
# of applicants for 2021 / 202265
* Note: Minority students are defined as those from ethnic/racial minorities historically underrepresented in United States colleges and universities.
Faculty
NameEmailFTEMinority
Ashli Tyretyrea@seattleu.edu100 %
Jason Parkinparkinj@seattleu.edu100 %
Jo Callaghancallaghj@seattleu.edu80 %
Note: Minority faculty are defined as those from ethnic/racial minorities historically underrepresented in United States colleges and universities.
PRAXIS

01/01/2021 - 12/31/2021

# of Students Taking Praxis25
Percent Qualifying for the NCSP
(Score of 147)
100%
Minimum Score156
Maximum Score192
Median Score176
Mean Score174
* 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?
Yes
Evaluation through standard Admissions?
Yes
Minimum Graduate Credit Hours for Respecialization
60
Description of Respecialization Process
Normal application process through Graduate Admissions but GRE not required
Culminating Documentation
Degree awarded; certification eligible
Internship Settings

2021 / 2022

SpecialistDoctoral
Total Number of Interns16
Total completing internship entirely in school settings16
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

Specialist
# of students completing program (including internship)16
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 schools16
# employed in settings other than schools0
# employed in a faculty position0
# entering other fields0
# continuing formal education2
# not employed or continuing education0