January 20-21, 2005

 

ITEM:126-1005-R0105               School Psychology Doctoral Program; The University of Montana-Missoula

 

THAT:                                       The Board of Regents authorizes The University of Montana—Missoula to offer a Ph.D. in School Psychology.

 

EXPLANATION:                        The University of Montana—Missoula proposes making a Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree available in School Psychology in the Department of Psychology. The Department currently offers the MA and Ed.S degrees in School Psychology and the MA and Ph.D. degrees in the Developmental, Clinical, and Experimental programs (the Clinical program currently includes a child and family emphasis).  This would be another specialization option partially supported by the existing programs and staffing.