School Psychology Program Information

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Plymouth State University

Updated: 01/26/2021

17 High Street
MSC 58
Plymouth, NH 03264-1595

Program Director: Christopher Stoddard

E-mail: cpstoddard@plymouth.edu

Program Website: https://www.plymouth.edu/academics/graduate-academic-programs/masters/school-psychology/

* We offer certifications in the following areas: Eating Disorders, Addictions, Play Therapy.

Programs Offered and Program Approvals
  • Specialist level, NASP Approved/Accredited (full), NCATE/CAEP Recognized
    Approved by the State Department of Education
    Other Accreditations: NECHE
    Graduation Credit Hours: 69
    Accessible to Working Professionals
    Does not offer at least 50% of instruction via distance education
Financial Support
Specialist
Number of first year students receiving aid10
Number of all students receiving aid (excl. interns)25
Average number of work hours per week15.0
Average stipend per week$333
Average number of waived hours per semester3.0
Percent of waived tuition100%
Number of interns who received stipends10
Stipend / Pay range per year$10000 - $0
Website
https://www.plymouth.edu/academics/graduate-academic-programs/masters/school-psychology/
Note(s)
We are currently fully remote due to pandemic, Use this link to learn about our grant work. http://cesp.blogs.plymouth.edu/
Student Enrollment Data

2020 / 2021

Specialist
Total Enrollment (including interns)40
# of First Year Students10
# of Male Students3
# of Minority Students*3
# of interns during the academic year10
# of accepted students for 2020 / 202110
* Note: Minority students are defined as those from ethnic/racial minorities historically underrepresented in United States colleges and universities.
Faculty
NameEmailFTEMinority
Cynthia Waltmancwaltman@plymouth.edu100 %
Leo Sandylsandy@plymouth.edu20 %
Christina Flanderscaflanders1@plymouth.edu20 %
Chris Stoddardcpstoddard@plymouth.edu100 %
Phil Sanguedolcepsanguedolce@plymouth.edu30 %
Kerra Holden Wohllebklwohlleb@plymouth.edu20 %
Note: Minority faculty are defined as those from ethnic/racial minorities historically underrepresented in United States colleges and universities.
PRAXIS

01/01/2020 - 12/31/2020

# of Students Taking Praxis12
Percent Qualifying for the NCSP
(Score of 147)
100%
Minimum Score163
Maximum Score183
Median Score172
Mean Score172
* 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?
No
Evaluation through standard Admissions?
Yes
Minimum Graduate Credit Hours for Respecialization
69
Description of Respecialization Process
Not a respecialization; Those already possessing a master's degree in a related field may have some requirements waived. These individuals would apply for the EdS only, Those without a master's degree would apply for the MEd in Professional Psychology and the EdS in School Psychology. Students need to meet all NASP standards outlined in the Practice model.
Culminating Documentation
EdS
Special Notes
Each program tailored to meet individual needs.
Internship Settings

2020 / 2021

SpecialistDoctoral
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

Specialist
# 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 Program1
# of students that left the program prior to graduation1
# of graduates employed by schools10
# employed in settings other than schools0
# employed in a faculty position0
# entering other fields0
# continuing formal education3
# not employed or continuing education0