About School Psychology Post-Master Certificate
Unlock children's full potential with a career as a school psychologist.
The Research Committee of the National Association of School Psychologists has predicted a national shortage in school psychologists through 2025. Fill this important role and make a difference in students' lives with a graduate certificate in school psychology from PennWest California.
This 33-credit post-graduate program can be completed in five semesters, and is designed for students who have completed a master's degree in school or educational psychology. It fulfills all eligibility requirements needed to apply for state certification and, in turn, to practice as a school psychologist in Pennsylvania and elsewhere.
Top standards prepare you for success.
- PennWest California education programs have been accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) since 1954, and we are continuing with the successor organization, the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).
- This program is recognized by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP).
- All core faculty members hold doctorate degrees in school psychology and have extensive experience in the field.