School Psychometry

UAB’s School Psychometry program (Class A certification or M.A.Ed.) embodies a three-fold purpose. Its first purpose is to prepare candidates to serve as a school psychometrist to assist in meeting the evolving needs of learners, in grades K-12, within today’s rapidly changing society. Its second purpose is to deliver cutting-edge instruction through a standards-based, inquiry-focused approach. Based on constructivism, this approach prepares candidates to ​ administer psychological services in the schools. These services include the conduction of psychoeducational assessment on students referred for special services. Its third purpose is to ensure that a quality program is available to candidates who may be unable to attend class during traditional class hours. This program is delivered through a totally online platform.

For detailed information regarding admission requirements for the School of Education graduate programs, please visit the Admissions Requirements website at www.uab.edu/education/studentservices/admission-requirements.

RequirementsHours
ECT 620Formative and Summative Assessment3
ECT 623Instructional Methods3
ECT 625Positive Behavioral Supports3
ECY 600Introduction to Exceptional Learner3
EDU 600Education as a Profession1
EPR 614Lifespan Human Development3
ESP 600Seminar in School Psychomerty3
ESP 627Practicum in Schl Psychometry1
ESP 628Indiv Assess Child/Youth I3
ESP 629Indiv Assess Child/Youth II3
ESP 689Internship-School Psychometry6
Required Elective 13
1

 Advisor approved electives at the 500 or 600 level.

School Psychometry Certification

The Graduate Non-Degree School Psychometry Certification Program requires a minimum of 34 credit hours.

RequirementsHours
ECT 620Formative and Summative Assessment3
ECT 623Instructional Methods3
ECT 625Positive Behavioral Supports3
ECY 600Introduction to Exceptional Learner3
EPR 614Lifespan Human Development3
ESP 600Seminar in School Psychomerty3
ESP 627Practicum in Schl Psychometry1
ESP 628Indiv Assess Child/Youth I3
ESP 629Indiv Assess Child/Youth II3
ESP 689Internship-School Psychometry6
Advisor-approved Elective at the 500+ level 3
Total Hours34

Program Requirements here

Master of Arts in Education in School Psychometry

The M.A.Ed. School Psychometry Program requires a minimum of 31credit hours.

RequirementsHours
ECY 600Introduction to Exceptional Learner 13
ESP 600Seminar in School Psychomerty3
ECT 620Formative and Summative Assessment3
ECT 623Instructional Methods3
EPR 614Lifespan Human Development3
ECT 625Positive Behavioral Supports3
ESP 627Practicum in Schl Psychometry1
ESP 628Indiv Assess Child/Youth I3
ESP 629Indiv Assess Child/Youth II3
ESP 689Internship-School Psychometry6
Advisor-approved Elective at the 500+ level 3
Total Hours34
1

 May not be required if previously completed