In the Department of Health & Behavior Studies
Welcome to the Program in School Psychology
The Applied Educational Psychology: School Psychology Program at Teachers College, Columbia University offers doctoral education (PhD) with a focus on the application of psychological science to the promotion of learning and mental health in schools and other educational and mental health contexts. Our goal is to train beginning level doctoral school psychologists to work in schools, universities, research centers, testing companies and clinics that serve the educational and mental health needs of children, youth, and their families.
Master of Education (Ed.M.)
Our National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)-accredited Master of Education program stresses a firm grounding in the core areas of psychology, especially cognitive psychology, as well as in the tools traditionally used by school psychologists to apply their knowledge and skills to school settings.
Doctoral Program (Ph.D.)
Our American Psychological Association (APA)- and National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)- accredited doctoral program (Ph.D.) prepares students for certification as a school psychologist and licensure as a psychologist.
Coordinator: Professor Marla Brassard (Ph.D.), Professor Philip Saigh (Ed.M.)
Teachers College, Columbia University
528 Thorndike Hall
Phone: (212) 678-3942 Fax: (212) 678-4034
Email: Brassard@tc.edu, Saigh@tc.edu