School Psychology Program Information

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Iona University

Updated: 05/19/2023

Department of Psychology
715 North Avenue
New Rochelle, NY 10801

Program Director: Katherine Zaromatidis


Program Website:

Programs Offered and Program Approvals
  • Specialist level, NASP Approved/Accredited (full)
    Approved by the State Department of Education
    Graduation Credit Hours: 64
    Accessible to Working Professionals
    Does not offer at least 50% of instruction via distance education
Financial Support




Number of interns who received stipends12
Median Stipend / Pay per year$10000
Student Enrollment Data
No data from program has been submitted.
Katherine Zaromatidiskzaromatidis@iona.edu100 %
Kisok Kimkkim@iona.edu50 %
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

01/01/2022 - 12/31/2022

# of Students Taking Praxis12
Percent Qualifying for the NCSP
(Score of 147)
Minimum Score152
Maximum Score177
Median Score164
Mean Score164
* 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?
Internship Settings

2022 / 2023

Total Number of Interns12
Total completing internship entirely in school settings12
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.
  • Inclusion across some (not all) required courses
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
Student Outcome Data

2021 / 2022

# of students completing program (including internship)35
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 graduation6
# of graduates employed by schools7
# employed in settings other than schools0
# employed in a faculty position0
# entering other fields0
# continuing formal education1
# not employed or continuing education2