School Psychology

Make Your Next Step Your Greatest Yet

Fairfield University’s Master of Arts (MA) degree and Certificate of Advanced Study (CAS) in School Psychology develop competencies in the areas of assessment, consultation, and direct intervention. Your education also reflects the conceptual framework of the Graduate School of Education and Allied Professions, emphasizing the scientist–practitioner tradition, reflective practice, primary prevention, developmental and systems theory, and becoming agents of change.

During your time in the program, you will evolve as a professional through classroom experiences, faculty support, and opportunities to apply your growing knowledge and skills, in school and clinical agencies.

Program Information


Effective immediately – the application deadline for the School Psychology program has been changed to


You must apply for and earn a Master's degree in School Psychology before continuing with the Certificate of Advanced Study.

Students applying with a Bachelor's degree must apply for the Master's degree first.

Please contact Dr. Paula Gill Lopez, program director, with questions.

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