School Psychology Program Information

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University of Houston

Updated: 02/15/2022

Department of Educational Psychology
491 Farish Hall
Houston, TX 77204-5029

Program Director: Jorge Gonzalez

E-mail: jegonz24@Central.UH.EDU

Program Website: http://coe.uh.edu/academic-programs/school-psychology/index.php

* Our program is located in the diverse city of Houston and is recognized by NASP as a Multicultural & Bilingual School Psychology Graduate Program.

Programs Offered and Program Approvals
  • Doctoral level, NASP Approved/Accredited (full), APA-Accredited
    Graduation Credit Hours: 113
    Not Accessible to Working Professionals
    Does not offer at least 50% of instruction via distance education
Student Enrollment Data

2021 / 2022

Doctoral
Total Enrollment (including interns)42
# of First Year Students4
# of Male Students6
# of Minority Students*18
# of interns during the academic year12
# of accepted students for 2021 / 202210
# of applicants for 2021 / 202241
* Note: Minority students are defined as those from ethnic/racial minorities historically underrepresented in United States colleges and universities.
Faculty
NameEmailFTEMinority
Bradley H. Smithbsmith5@uh.edu100 %
Milena Keller-Margulismamargulis@uh.edu100 %
Sarah Miressmire@uh.edu100 %
Jorge Gonzalez jegonz24@Central.UH.EDU100 %
Julie Dunsmorejcdunsmo@Central.UH.EDU
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 Praxis3
* 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

Doctoral

Formal Option for Respecialization?
No
Evaluation through standard Admissions?
No
Internship Settings

2021 / 2022

SpecialistDoctoral
Total Number of Interns011
Total completing internship entirely in school settings03
Total completing internships partly in school settings0
Total completing internships entirely outside school settings8
Total APA Accredited Internships10
Total meeting CDSPP Internship Guidelines not APPIC listed1
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
No data from program has been submitted.