School Psychology Program Information

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Iona University

Updated: 04/28/2024

Department of Psychology
715 North Avenue
New Rochelle, NY 10801

Program Director: Katherine Zaromatidis

E-mail: KZaromatidis@iona.edu

Program Website: https://www.iona.edu/academics/explore-majors-programs/school-psychology-ma-degree

Programs Offered and Program Approvals
  • Specialist level, NASP Approved/Accredited (full)
    Approved by the State Department of Education
    Graduation Credit Hours: 65
    Accessible to Working Professionals
    Does not offer at least 50% of instruction via distance education
Financial Support
Specialist

Assistantship/Traineeship

 
Do students in your program have access to an assistantship/traineeship?Yes
Do students in your program have access to hourly work?Yes

Internship

 
Number of interns who received stipends12
Median Stipend / Pay per year$10000

Additional Information

 
Website
https://www.iona.edu/offices/student-financial-services/types-aid/scholarships-and-grants/iona-university-awards
Student Enrollment Data

2023 / 2024

Specialist
Total Enrollment (including interns)39
# of First Year Students18
# of Male Students6
# of Minority Students*15
# of interns during the academic year11
# of accepted students for 2023 / 202446
# of applicants for 2023 / 202450
* Note: Minority students are defined as those from ethnic/racial minorities historically underrepresented in United States colleges and universities.
Faculty
NameEmailFTEMinority
Katherine Zaromatidiskzaromatidis@iona.edu100 %
Oksana Hukohuk@iona.edu100 %
Nilofer Naqvinnaqvi@iona.edu100 %
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
Internship Settings

2023 / 2024

SpecialistDoctoral
Total Number of Interns11
Total completing internship entirely in school settings11
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).Yes
Program or department provides the following graduate preparation activities related to multicultural responsiveness.
  • Inclusion across some (not all) required courses
  • Extracurricular Events (e.g., Town Halls, Institute Days)
  • Research Opportunities (e.g., Faculty-led PAR, CBPR)
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.
  • Inclusion across some (not all) required courses
  • Extracurricular Events (e.g., Town Halls, Institute Days)
Student Outcome Data

2021 / 2022

Specialist
# of students completing program (including internship)39
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 graduation3
# of graduates employed by schools11
# employed in settings other than schools1
# employed in a faculty position0
# entering other fields0
# continuing formal education0
# not employed or continuing education0