Counseling/School Psychology PhD

Graduate School of Education

Program Description

The combined Counseling Psychology/School Psychology PhD program is accredited by the APA (750 First St., NE, Washington, D.C. 20002-4242, 202-336-5979), and adheres to the scientist-practitioner model of training. The program is designed to prepare psychologists who can evaluate, provide and enhance human services through scientific inquiry and practice. The combined program model provides students with an opportunity to receive specialized training in either school psychology with a focus on child and adolescent client populations or counseling psychology with an emphasis on older adolescent, and adult populations.

Program Contact

Renad Aref
366 Baldy Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260
Phone: 716-645-2110

Instruction Method

  • In Person (100 percent of courses offered in person)

Full/Part Time Options

  • Full Time

Credits Required

  • 96 Hours


  • 5+ Years

Application Fee

  • $50

This program is officially registered with the New York State Education Department (SED).

Online programs/courses may require students to come to campus on occasion. Time-to-degree and number of credit hours may vary based on full/part time status, degree, track and/or certification option chosen. Time-to-degree is based on calendar year(s). Contact the department for details.