School/Clinical Child Psychology

Doctoral Program Required Courses

Department of Educational Psychology

Please note required coursework may vary from year to year. Current students should always defer to their Program of Work for course requirements and consult with their faculty advisor / Graduate Advisor for any needed clarifications.

School/Clinical Child Psychology doctoral students are required to complete:

  1. EDP Foundation Courses,
  2. School/Clinical Child Psychology program courses,
  3. Out-of-Specialization courses,
  4. Qualifying Process & Dissertation, and
  5. Specialty Emphasis courses.

All students in the School/Clinical Child Psychology program complete a standard scientist-practitioner-oriented school psychology curriculum during Years 1-2. Doctoral students complete one or more specialty emphases in Years 3-5.

Student coursework may vary depending on prior graduate coursework and waivers. Required courses are designed to meet relevant APA and licensure requirements. All required courses must be completed with a grade of at least B-. 

Note: the first digit in a Course Number denotes the number of credit hours of the course. Example: EDP 480C Correlation & Regression Methods = 4 credit hours.

EDP Foundation Courses (26 credit hours)

School/Clinical Child Psychology Program Coursework (40 credit hours)

Practica and Internship (21+ credit hours)

Out-of-Specialization Courses (6 credit hours)

Specialized Competency Requirement

En-Route Masters

Doctoral Portfolio Programs (Optional)

Contact Information

Department of Educational Psychology
George I. Sánchez Building
5th Floor, Room 5.708

Phone: (512) 471-4155
Fax: (512) 471-1288